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Columbia Police officers investigate an overnight shooting on Lincoln drive on July 10, 2024 (photo courtesy of CPD Facebook page)

UPDATE: One arrested in overnight shooting in central Columbia; victim seriously injured

UPDATE: Columbia Police have arrested 18-year-old Jeremiah Johnson of Columbia for the overnight shooting on Lincoln drive. CPD is seeking charges of first degree assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon. Columbia Police describe their investigation as ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at (573) 875-TIPS.

ORIGINAL STORY IS BELOW:

Columbia Police say an adult male suffered serious injuries after being shot multiple times overnight in the central city.

CPD’s Facebook post says the incident happened at around 1 am in the 200 block of Lincoln drive. That’s near Providence and Worley. Columbia Police investigators say the adult male victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital with serious injuries and that two adult males have been detained. CPD also reports damage to one vehicle.

Reporter Jazsmin Halliburton from our news partner KMIZ reports crime scene tape was put up overnight, blocking the area off.

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