UPDATED: Columbia Police Investigate Home Invasion
COLUMBIA - Columbia Police responded to shots fired on Sunday evening in the area of Mexico Gravel Road and Paris Road. Investigation revealed that three unidentified black males wearing bandana's had kicked and forced open the front door to an address in the 2800 block of Mexico Gravel Road.
The three suspects were armed with handguns. One male victim was struck in the head with a handgun by one of the suspects and sustained a minor injury. He was treated and released at the scene by medical personnel.
A second male victim was in the upstairs bedroom. One of the suspects contacted him upstairs, demanded money and fired a shot into the bedroom wall. The suspects stole cash and items from the residence. The suspects fled through the sliding glass rear doors.
The suspects after fleeing the residence were seen running westbound on Mexico Gravel Road toward Paris Road. A witness reported one of the suspects fleeing the residence fired multiple shots in the direction of the home invasion. Officers collected multiple shell casings at the residence and near the intersection of Mexico Gravel Road and Paris Road.
There have been no arrests made and the investigation is ongoing.
COLUMBIA - Columbia Police are looking into a home invasion.
Tuesday evening around 9, a call near the area of Mexico Gravel and Paris Road came in reporting a break-in.
Police said three men wearing masks busted through the front door. One man in the house was hit in the face, and the suspects got away on foot.
Police had a K-9 unit search the area.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.