Suspect Arrested in Officer-Involved Shooting


By Rob Dew

Columbia, SC (WOLO)-- Columbia police have arrested a suspect in Thursday's officer involved shooting.

Investigators say Michael Haywood is charged with assault on police while resisting arrest and assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.

Thursday police say they responded to a fight outside a home on Woodridge Dr.

They say Haywood struck the officer in the head who was attempting to subdue him.

Investigators say the officer eventually shot Haywood in the lower body.

Both Haywood and the officer were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Upon his recovery, police say Haywood will be transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

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