Columbia police have detained a 15-year-old juvenile, of Columbia, for his involvement in the homicide that occurred at Cosmopolitan Recreation Area Park, 1615 W. Business Loop, on November 2. The juvenile was located and detained for the charges of second degree murder, armed criminal action and delivery/possession of a controlled substance and is in the custody of juvenile authorities.
At approximately 6 p.m. on Nov. 2, Columbia police responded to a report of shots fired and located a deceased adult male who has been identified as Jermaine Spain, 19, of Columbia.
During the investigation, officers were able to identify a second gunshot victim who received medical attention at a local hospital.
This is an ongoing investigation, and there are no further details to provide at this time.
If you saw something or know something, say something. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.
Case Number 2020-10525
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