Woman shot on Claudell Lane in Columbia, investigation ongoing
COLUMBIA - Police responding to a shots heard call early Friday morning found a woman with a gunshot wound.
Officers responded to the 1000 block of Claudell Lane around 1 a.m. They found a 19-year-old victim with a non-life threatening injury. She was taken to a hospital.
An investigation revealed the victim was standing beside a building drinking and dancing with friends when she heard what she thought was a firework. She then realized she had been shot. Neither the victim nor witnesses saw or heard anything suspicious.
Officers searched the area but did not find any shell casings or property damage. The investigation is ongoing.
If you have information about the incident, contact the Columbia Police Department at 573-874-7652, or call CrimeStoppers at 573-875-TIPS to remain anonymous.