The Columbia Police Department responded to a report of shots fired Saturday, July 25 at approximately 12:40 a.m. in the area of South 8th Street and Locust Street.
Officers arrived and immediately learned one victim, a 38-year-old male, had been shot, but had left the scene prior to officers arriving. It was determined the victim was taken in a personal vehicle to a local emergency room with non-life threatening injuries before police and Emergency Medical Services arrived. No other injuries were reported.
There is no suspect information to provide at this time. This is an ongoing investigation by the Criminal Investigations Division (CID). There are no further details to provide at this time.
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Case number 2020-006570