COLUMBIA — Officers arrested Columbia resident Coty Thomas Galbreath in his home on Wednesday in connection with a shooting that occurred on Sunday, a news release from the Boone County Sheriff's Department said.
A 16-year-old man was injured in the shooting early Sunday morning on the 1400 block of Boone Industrial Boulevard. The victim and several other people were riding in a car when a person in a second car drove up and shot into the victim's vehicle.
The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries at a local hospital. The other passengers in the car were unharmed.
Galbreath was charged with first-degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon, armed criminal action and endangering the welfare of a child, the release said. His bond was set at $500,000.