On 9/29/17 at 12:33 p.m., officers were dispatched to a shots heard incident with a possible gunshot wound victim in the 3300 block of Old Highway 63 South, Copper Beach Townhomes.
Officers arrived on scene and located two male victims with gunshot wounds. Both male victims were transported by ambulance to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. The investigation revealed that the shooting took place in the parking lot of Cooper Beach Townhomes where suspect(s) were shooting from one vehicle into another vehicle.
The Columbia Police Forensic Evidence Team is currently on the scene collecting evidence and Columbia Police detectives are on the scene gathering information and interviewing witnesses.
At this time, I do not have the identity or age of the victims nor any suspect information. The investigation is ongoing and once more information is received, a follow-up press release will be sent with updated information.
If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Columbia Police Department at (573)874-7652, or call CrimeStoppers at (573) 875-TIPS to remain anonymous.