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One Man Injured In Shooting At Five Points In Downtown Columbia



Columbia, South Carolina police say that one man was injured in a shooting downtown early Tuesday evening.

The man was shot in the 2000 block of Greene Street in the Five Points area of downtown Columbia around 4:40 p.m. Monday.

According to police, the man’s injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

“We are also reviewing surveillance video to learn more about what happened,” Columbia Police tweeted.

At 5:30 p.m., Columbia Police said that they were gathering information on the suspect/ or suspects. Detectives and a K9 team were investigating the scene.

Multiple people on Twitter said that Pita Pit and at least one other building in Five Points were damaged by bullet holes.

Here are a couple photos from the scene at Five Points…

The shooting occurred in the same block where a man broke into a woman’s apartment last week and sexually assaulted her. On Tuesday evening, police arrested the suspect in that case.

Police did not say if the two incidents were related.

This story will be updated.



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