Columbia Police was dispatched to the Casey’s General Store located at 2520 Rangeline Street on Dec 23 at approximately 1:45 p.m. in reference to a male entering the store with bloodied clothing.
Officer’s arrived and made contact with the man and found that he had been stabbed several times. Emergency medical personnel arrived and determined the man had life-threatening injuries and he was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Officers are still on scene collecting evidence and canvassing the area for witnesses. Officers obtained a description of the suspect as a white male with a beard, possibly in his 30’. There is no further description available at this time.
Anyone with information relating to this matter is asked to contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or Crimestoppers at 573.875.TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.
Case number: 2018-014199