Columbia Police arrested Jaylen D. James, 20, of Columbia on Sunday, Dec. 16 on charges of Assault 2nd, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Tampering with Physical Evidence.
The arrest was in relation to a report of shots fired in the area of the 3800 block of Aspen Heights Parkway at approximately 2:40 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15. It was reported as an accidental shooting. During the investigation, officers found one adult victim with non-life threatening injuries. The victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for medical assistance. The investigation continues.
Anyone with 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: 2018-013924
Original Columbia Police press releases:
CPD investigate report of shots fired in 3800 block of Aspen Heights Parkway on Dec. 15