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UPDATE: Man hospitalized with gunshot wound to head

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 | 5:36 p.m. CDT

UPDATE: This article has been updated to include the identity of the gunshot wound victim and information on his current condition.

COLUMBIA — A 30-year-old man remains in the hospital Tuesday night after suffering life-threatening injuries from a gunshot wound to the head Tuesday morning.

**Police have identified the man as Daniel Keith Harris, Jr., of 4522 Bellview Dr. in Columbia. Harris is currently in critical condition at University Hospital, a hospital employee confirmed.

Police were dispatched to 1510 Sylvan Lane, Apt. 2, at 4:50 a.m., Columbia police information officer Jill Wieneke said. Police did not say why Harris was at that residence.

Officers arrived at the apartment within three minutes, according to a police news release, and fire and emergency medical personnel treated him before transporting him to University Hospital.

As of Tuesday evening, Harris was still receiving medical treatment, police said.

Police are interviewing witnesses as they continue to investigate the incident, Wieneke said. She said police did not know whether the incident was a suicide attempt or if Harris was shot by someone else.

No arrests have been made, and police have not identified any suspects.


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