UPDATE: New Developments in Weekend Shooting Case
COLUMBIA - The Columbia police released in a statement Friday afternoon that the sexual assault that happened on Ninth St. before the shooting early Saturday morning is not related to the shooting in any way.
The release also stated that the viewer who sent in a video that morning of the incident was not involved in the shooting and did not have prior knowledge there would be a shooting. The Criminal Investigations Division said the person was filming a large group of people crossing the road because the person thought a fight might break out.
The police still do not have suspect information to release, and the incident is still being investigated.
Police still urge anyone with information or tips to contact the police department non-emergency at 573-442-6131 or Crime Stoppers at 875-Tips to remain anonymous.