Columbia man shot in chest Friday night

Sunday, June 20, 2004 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 3:28 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, July 9, 2008

A 32-year-old Columbia resident was shot in the chest Friday night on McBaine Avenue, Columbia police said. No suspects have been arrested yet; police are searching for three men in a dark-colored sport utility vehicle.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of a single gunshot wound to the upper chest. The victim’s identity and condition were unavailable Saturday.

Police arrived in the neighborhood at about 7 p.m. after receiving complaints of gunfire. Police found the victim in a driveway in the 400 block of McBaine Avenue., near Lincoln Drive. Police ask anyone with information to call CrimeStoppers at 874-8477.

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