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Columbia Police investigating shooting outside apartment complex

A 20-year-old man found outside the complex was injured in the upper body, say police

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Columbia Police say they are investigating a shooting outside an apartment complex. According to Columbia Police, officers responded to North Pointe Estates on Ripplemeyer Avenue after receiving a Shotspotter alert around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.  Police say a 20-year-old man was found outside the complex with an injury to the upper body. On Wednesday police announced the victim…

Columbia Police: Driver flees after crashing into Jimmy John’s

(Source: Columbia Police Department) COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The Columbia Police Department says a driver accused of crashing into the Jimmy John’s Sandwiches on Garners Ferry Road has been arrested. Police say soon after the incident, the male driver backed the vehicle out of the store and left the scene.  No injuries have been reported. (Source: Columbia Police Department) Categories:…

Columbia police pull over drivers with simple traffic violations

CPD is on the lookout for drivers and not to give them tickets

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — If you get pulled over by a Columbia Police officer this week, it might not be a bad thing. You could be getting a surprise and we’re not talking about a ticket! The police department is teaming up with Advance Auto Parts, to help people with simple traffic violations that need to be repaired.  For example,…

Columbia Police investigating suspicious death

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Columbia Police say they are investigating a suspicious death, of a female, at the 3000 block of Falling Springs Road. According to investigators, a neighbor made the discovery & called 911. If you have any information you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC. This is a developing story. Tweets by ColumbiaPDSC Categories: Local News Tags:…

Columbia Police investigating pedestrian death

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO)– Columbia Police are investigating a fatal traffic incident of a male pedestrian. According to Police, officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of Assembly Street shortly after 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 26, 2021. According to Police, a driver was traveling in the southbound lane (lane 4) of Assembly Street. The male pedestrian stepped off the curb…

Richland County Coroner identifies teen shot over the weekend

The Coroner has identified the victim as 16 year old Josiah T.J. Sanders

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Richland County Coroner has identified a teenager that was shot and killed in Columbia over the weekend. Family, friends and a school district are mourning the loss. The Richland County Coroner has identified the victim as 16 year old Josiah T.J. Sanders. Police say Sanders was shot and killed at a home on McQeen Street Sunday…