Columbia Police arrest two teens for an overnight shooting at Granby Mills Apartments

Columbia PD investigating shooting incident on Heyward Street


COLUMBIA, S.C., (WOLO) — Columbia Police say they have arrested two teenage males after an overnight shooting at the Granby Mills Apartment complex.

Authorities say 19-year-olds Richard Gainey III and Harlen Shumaker, who are roommates at Granby-Mills Apartments, are charged with Pointing and Presenting a Firearm, Discharging a Firearm in the City Limits and Unlawful Carrying of a Pistol.

According to investigators, the incident began when Gainey and Shumaker were arguing with other residents outside before retrieving firearms from their apartment and returning outside to fight the victims. Gainey and Shumaker are then accused of firing their guns into the air.

Police say no injuries have been reported at this time.

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