Columbia Police responded to a report of a person that was stabbed at approximately 8:45 a.m. on May 25 near Highway 63 and Clark Lane.
Officers arrived and immediately located one male victim, 42, with a life-threatening injury. The victim was immediately transported to a local emergency room for advanced medical care.
During the investigation, it was learned that the victim was experiencing homelessness and was attacked while in a wooded area near the bridge of Highway 63 and Clark Lane. Officers canvassed the area searching for other victims as well as evidence. No further injuries were reported.
This is an ongoing investigation. There are no further details to provide at this time.
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Case number 2020-004328