Armed Robbery, Shooting Injures Man
COLUMBIA - A man was injured during an armed robbery and shooting Thursday morning.
Columbia Police Department officers were dispatched to the Women's and Children's Hospital in reference to a gunshot victim. The hospital called to report the victim had been brought to the hospital by personal vehicle.
Columbia police said the investigation revealed the man was walking behind houses in the 2000 block of McKee Street to a friend's house when another man approached him with a handgun and demanded money. The victim turned to run and the suspect shot him once hitting the victim in the shoulder.
Columbia police said the victim fell to the ground and the suspect stole his money. The suspect then fled the area.
The victim was treated and released from the hospital.