Delivery driver shot after trying to push away suspect's gun
COLUMBIA - A delivery driver was the victim of a robbery late Saturday night in the 1500 block of Towne Drive.
According to a press release from the Columbia Police Department, a black male showed a gun as he approached the delivery driver and demanded money.
The driver pushed the suspect's gun away and as a result of that, a shot was fired and hit the driver in the arm.
The press release says the driver "was treated at a local hospital for the gunshot wound" and that the suspect did not take any valuables from the driver.
The suspect fled on foot, but the direction of his travel was unknown.
Police say the investigation is ongoing and asks those with information on this incident to contact the Columbia Police Department, or call CrimeStoppers at 573-875-TIPS.