Search for suspect in Gonzalez Gardens shooting

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Columbia Police Department investigators are searching for the suspect in a shooting at Gonzalez Gardens Friday. Officials say they have outstanding arrest warrants for Rick Anderson (also known as Ricky). Once captured, they say he is expected to be charged with Assault and Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature. Anderson is accused of retrieving a gun and shooting his female acquaintance in the leg after an argument at Gonzalez Gardens shortly after 5:30 p.m. Friday. According to medical staff, the victim’s injuries are not life-threatening. Anderson is considered armed and dangerous. His last known address was on Standish Street. Anderson is known to frequent School House, Ogden, and Hughes Streets. Officers say additional charges against Anderson are possible. Citizens with information about the crime or Anderson’s whereabouts should call CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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