16-year-old arrested in connection to February murder
COLUMBIA - A 16-year-old was arrested on charges of 2nd degree murder and tampering with physical evidence in connection with a February shooting in Columbia.
The Columbia Police Department arrested the suspect on Tuesday, according to a news release.
On February 5, Joseph Valention Taylor died in a shooting in the 1400 block of Doris Drive, according to previous KOMU 8 reporting. It was reportedly a home invasion.
A resident reported two people entered the home and Taylor was shot and killed while inside, according to the release. The second person ran from the home.
The 16-year-old is being held by juvenile authorities.
CPD said this is still an ongoing investigation.