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Home  |  News  |  West Columbia Police Make Arrest in Shooting Incident

West Columbia Police Make Arrest in Shooting Incident
Thursday, July 28, 2011

 
West Columbia, SC – The West Columbia Police Department has made an arrest in a shooting incident that happened on Tuesday at approximately 3:00 p.m.

According to Chief Dennis Tyndall, his investigators have charged Jalon T. Taylor, age 19 of 124 Minolta Drive, West Columbia. Taylor is charged with one count of attempted murder in connection with the shooting incident.

Tyndall stated that 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. After a brief verbal exchange, 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 additional information concerning this case contact the West Columbia Police Department at 803-794-0721.

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