Columbia Police officers responded to the 2700 block of Quail Drive at 6:28 p.m. today in reference to a man with a gunshot wound.
Upon officers' arrival they were advised the man was transported by personal vehicle to a local hospital for treatment. Shortly thereafter, officers were informed the man had been pronounced dead by medical personnel.
Officers and detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division are working to determine exactly what led up to the man obtaining the gunshot wound, and whether there were any suspicious circumstances. The investigation is on-going.
If you have any information regarding this incident, contact the Columbia Police Department at (573) 874-7652, or call CrimeStoppers at (573) 875-TIPS to remain anonymous.