UPDATE: Arrest Made in Connection to Shooting at Texas and Garth

5 years 2 weeks 5 hours ago Thursday, July 04 2013 Jul 4, 2013 Thursday, July 04, 2013 4:59:00 AM CDT July 04, 2013 in News
Source: News Release
By: KOMU 8 Staff

COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department said Thursday it made an arrest in connection to the shots fired incident at Texas Avenue and Garth Avenue that occurred Wednesday. Officers arrested 23-year-old Coty Thomas Galbreath for armed criminal action with a to-be-set bond, unlawful use of a weapon with a $4,500 bond, and felon in possession of a weapon with a $4,500 bond.

According to the department, Galbreath was wounded during the shooting and was taken to a local area hospital. He was treated and released for a non-life threatening injury. The investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information regarding this incident, the department asks you contact officers at the non-emergency number 573-442-6131 or Crime Stoppers at 875-TIPS. 

 

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