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City of Columbia Police Department
Tuesday August 9th, 2016 :: 02:21 p.m. EDT


Man Shot in Leg near Allen-Benedict Court Apartments

CPD officers are investigating a shooting that happened shortly after noon near Allen-Benedict Court Apartments.
The male victim tells CPD that he was walking along Heidt Street when someone shot him in the leg. The victim managed to make it to the intersection of Oak and Richland Streets where he called 9-1-1.
EMS took the victim to a local hospital. Investigators continue to determine exactly what happened. Citizens with information about the crime should call CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

City of Columbia Police Department
Justice Square
Columbia, SC 29201

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 803-252-2911

Richland St & Oak St
Columbia, SC 29204

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