Shooting outside northern Columbia business sends one to hospital

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COLUMBIA - Columbia Police Department confirm a shooting happened Tuesday around 11:45 a.m. outside We B Smokin on Paris Rd.

One victim has sustained life-threatening injuries.

A K-9 officer helped with the search. Officers are looking for anyone involved in the shooting. 

A KOMU 8 reporter on the scene saw at least three police vehicles and found an area was blocked off with crime scene tape. 

KOMU 8 spoke to Karim Muhabuka, a man who was working at a nearby store when the shooting happened.

"I heard sirens, and we ran out, and we just saw police, ambulance, everyone was around. It was kind of scary actually," Muhabuka said. "We didn't hear nothing, we didn't hear any screaming, we didn't hear any gunshots."

This is a developing story, and KOMU 8 will continue to bring you updates.

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