Columbia Police officers arrested Devon Bush, 22, and Trevion Travis, 22, both of Columbia after an attempted armed robbery in the 1400 block of Bass Avenue.
On Saturday, April 14, at 8:59 p.m., officers responded to the 1400 block of Bass Avenue for a reported personal robbery that had just occurred. The investigation revealed a male victim, 25, made arrangements online to sell an item. The victim reported he received a message that the individual purchasing the item was at the residence. The victim exited the residence to locate the purchaser and was attacked from behind by two suspects. During a struggle, the victim reported hearing a "pop" before the two suspects fled the scene.
A short time later, officers were advised of a subject with a gunshot wound that had entered a local hospital. Officers made contact with the subject, identified as Trevion Travis, and another subject, identified as Devon Bush. Through further investigation, officers determined Bush and Travis were the suspects in the aforementioned attempted armed robbery.
Bush and Travis were arrested on April 14 at 10:00 p.m. at 1 Hospital Drive for Felony Robbery in the First Degree and Felony Armed Criminal Action, respectively, with bonds to be set by the Court.