One person injured in shooting on the Business Loop in Columbia
Updated On: Oct 17 2013 08:53:58 PM CDT
Columbia police are searching for a gunman after a shooting in the central part of the city.
Around 5:30 p.m. Thursday, officers were called to the area near the Break Time at Business Loop 70 and Garth Avenue for a report of shots being fired.
Officers say three or four shots were fired from a small caliber weapon.
There is one victim, according to Sgt. Joe Bernhard. The 33-year-old male victim was taken to University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Officers told an ABC 17 News crew at the scene that a man with a gun is on the loose. Authorities were asking residents in the area to stay inside Thursday evening.
No suspect description was immediately available.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Columbia Police Department at 573-442-6131 or Crime Stoppers at 573-875-TIPS to remain anonymous.
Stay with ABC 17 News and abc17news.com for the latest on this developing story.
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