Columbia Police responded to a reported home invasion on Saturday, Oct. 24 at approximately 2:15 a.m. in the 200 block of Nikki Way.
Upon arrival, officers made contact with the resident. He reported that one person entered the residence. The resident reported that he heard a sound, woke up and began yelling at the suspect. The resident reported that the suspect fired one round, then ran out of the residence.
Officers located a splintered front door that is consistent with a forced entry. Officers also found a shell casing from a handgun and a bullet hole in the wall of a room.
There were no injuries reported.
The suspect was last seen fleeing northbound on Carrieridge Drive in a small sedan. No further description of the vehicle or the suspect is available.
This is an ongoing investigation. There are no further details to provide at this time.
If you know something, say something. If anyone has any information, they are encouraged to contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or call CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.
Case number 2020-010199