COLUMBIA — Shots were fired early Saturday morning, around 12:26 a.m., in downtown Columbia near the intersection of Tenth Street and East Broadway, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department.
Officers found one victim with multiple gunshot wounds to the lower body in the street near 920 E. Broadway said Latisha Stroer, public information officer for the Columbia Police Department, in the release.
A second victim with a gunshot wound to the hand was dropped off at University Hospital, Stroer said in the release.
A third victim was located during a traffic stop, Stroer said in the release, but she did not have information about the victim's injuries as of Saturday morning.
Officers found eight spent shell casings on the Tenth Street sidewalk between Broadway and Walnut.
The investigation is ongoing and as of Saturday morning, no suspect description is available, according to the release.