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Home  |  News  |  West Columbia Police Investigate Shooting Incident

West Columbia Police Investigate Shooting Incident
Thursday, July 28, 2011

West Columbia, SC – The West Columbia Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that happened on Tuesday at approximately 3:00 p.m.

According to Chief Dennis Tyndall, the victim was walking with a friend southbound in the 300 block of 9th Street when a car pulled alongside heading in the opposite direction. The vehicle is described as a dark colored vehicle, possibly a Dodge Neon. The driver of the vehicle pointed a handgun out of the vehicle window and fired one shot which struck the victim in the groin area. The victim was transported to Lexington Medical Center where he was treated and released. The victim is not being identified because he is a minor.

Police are asking that anyone with information concerning this case contact the West Columbia Police Department at 803-794-0721.

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