Arrest Made in Tuesday Night Shooting
COLUMBIA - A 15-year-old suspect in the Tuesday Night shooting outside the Blind Boone Community Center is now in police custody, according to a news release sent out Friday by the Columbia Police Department. The 16-year-old victim of the shooting was shot once in the hip and taken to a local hospital. Police say the victim refused to cooperate with the investigation, but interviews of witnesses at the scene led to an arrest. The minor in custody was arrested on one count of unlawful use of a weapon. Police investigators believe the motive for the shooting was gang related.