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UPDATE: 1 injured in shooting on Business Loop 70

Thursday, October 17, 2013 | 8:34 p.m. CDT; updated 10:15 p.m. CDT, Thursday, October 17, 2013
Police cars sit outside the Break Time at 4 Business Loop 70, at the intersection of Garth Avenue and Business Loop after responding to a shooting that occurred Thursday.

*This story has been updated with more details.

COLUMBIA — One man was injured in a shooting Thursday evening outside of the Break Time convenience store at 4 Business Loop 70.

Columbia police officers were dispatched at 5:31 p.m., said Sgt. Joe Bernhard, public information officer. The victim was not present when officers arrived, but they discovered several shell casings and a small amount of blood in the parking lot.

The injured man suffered non-life-threatening injuries and is being treated at University Hospital, Bernhard said. Officers were at the hospital.

The shooter is not in custody, Bernhard said, and there is not a confirmed suspect description.

Supervising editor is Stephanie Ebbs.


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