Gun Safety

Columbia becomes first South Carolina city to adopt Shot Spotter technology

The sensors have picked up 339 gun shots on its sensors over the last three weeks

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The Columbia Police Department is rolling out new technology to cut down on gun violence across the city. With the number of incidents involving guns throughout his city at a high rate, Chief Skip Holbrook says his department had to take action. “What we have seen is consistent levels that are two times the national average when…