Contact: Officer Latisha Stroer, Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
SHOOTING NEAR WORLEY STREET PARK
On 6/16/14 at 6:34 P.M., officers were dispatched to a shots fired in the area of 503 W. Worley Street, Worley Street Park. Joint Communications received several calls of three shots fired on the north side of the park. Callers stated two vehicles were seen leaving the north side of the park but were unsure if the vehicles were involved in the shots fired.
At 6:58 P.M., Joint Communications received a call from a local hospital with a male victim, age 18, with a gunshot wound in the emergency room who came to the hospital by personal vehicle. The male victim was taken into surgery prior to officers' arrival at the hospital. The male victim has a non-life threatening injury. There is no suspect information at this time. There have been no arrests made and the investigation is ongoing.