Columbia Police responded to the 200 block of Anita Court on Tuesday, June 25 at approximately 11:00 a.m. for a report of shots fired.
A victim with a gunshot wound was located in the street, along with several shell casings. During the investigation, officers learned of another victim, who was located hiding in a shed in the area. While conducting the investigation, officers were able to identify a suspect, Lajavion Andreas Redden. While following up on leads, CPD located evidence related to the case that was being concealed by Rashad Marquis Ingram.
Redden, 19, of Ashland was arrested for two counts of Assault 1st and two counts of Armed Criminal Action. Ingram, 19, of Columbia was arrested for Tampering with Physical Evidence. Patrol officers, with the assistance of detectives from the Street Crime Unit, were able to locate Redden at a residence in the 8000 block of North Chesley Drive, where he was taken into custody with the assistance with the Boone County Sheriff’s Department.
Detectives are still actively investigating this case. 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 to remain anonymous.
Case number: 2019-006463