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