'Shots fired' calls on pace to be fewer this year than last

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 | 9:16 p.m. CDT; updated 12:10 a.m. CDT, Thursday, September 5, 2013

COLUMBIA — Crime has been much discussed in Columbia this year — and especially this summer — but calls from the public about "shots fired" in the city are down so far this year compared to last.