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Two people hurt in east Columbia shooting

Police continued to investigate an east Columbia shooting that left two people hurt Saturday.

Police confirmed they used a k-9 unit to search an area near Ballenger Lane Saturday in connection to the shooting.

Officers responded to Olympic Boulevard and Danbury Court just after 4:45 p.m. for reports of a shooting.

Police blocked off the intersection and put up crime scene tape around the scene.

One person was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound in the arm, according to Officer Latisha Stroer with Columbia Police.

A second person was taken to the hospital in a personal car with a non-life threatening injury.

Officers found multiple shell casings along Olympic Boulevard from Clark Lane to Danbury Court, Stroer said.

Police did not have any suspect information.

If you have any information about the shooting, police ask you to contact them or Crimestoppers at (573)875-TIPS to remain anonymous.

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