Columbia Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 2900 block of Leeway Drive on Dec. 11 at approximately 10:20 a.m. During the investigation, officers found five shell casings. There were no injuries reported. Investigators found minor damage to two of the surrounding apartment buildings.
The suspect vehicle is described as a silver SUV and was occupied by two males. The driver was described as a black male with long hair. There is no description of the passenger. The vehicle left the area prior to the officers' arrival.
Blue Ridge Elementary School went into "modified lockdown" from 10:20 until 10:45 a.m. A modified lockdown restricts access to the building, but allows learning to continue inside.
Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or Crimestoppers at 573.875.TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.
Case number: 2018-013778