On 7/8/17 at 11:27 p.m., officers were dispatched to a shots fired in the 1000 block of Claudell Lane.
The investigation revealed a male victim, age 27, was approached by a black male in the parking lot outside 1014 Claudell Lane. The victim reported the suspect pointed a handgun at him and demanded his property. The victim pulled out his own handgun and fired several rounds at the suspect. There were no reports of anyone injured and an unoccupied vehicle in the parking lot was damaged by one of the shots fired by the victim.
The suspect is described as a black male wearing all black clothing with his face covered and armed with a handgun.
If anyone has any information about this incident, please contact the Columbia Police Department at (573)874-7652 or CrimeStoppers at (573)875-TIPS to remain anonymous.