The male shot yesterday in the 1300 block of Dawn Ridge Road has been identified as Cameron Scott Caruthers, 28, of Columbia. After transport to a local hospital, Caruthers was pronounced dead.
The second male, located on scene upon officers' arrival, was detained for questioning and has since been released. Detectives have determined this shooting stemmed from a disturbance between people known to one another. Preliminary information shows robbery does not appear to be a motive for the shooting. The investigation is on-going.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident, please contact the Columbia Police Department at (573) 874-7652, or call CrimeStoppers at (573) 875-TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.