Person allegedly shoots self by accident
COLUMBIA - Columbia police have confirmed an individual has been hospitalized after allegedly shooting themselves by accident.
Police say they responded to a medical call from the Royal Inn Motel on 1800 I-70 Drive Southwest at 12:32 p.m.
Four police cars and an ambulance were dispatched to the motel.
The investigation is currently ongoing.
[Editor's note: This story has been updated to include the most up-to-date information.]