UPDATE 9:36 P.M.: Police said the suspect is a minor. Witnesses provided a description that led officers to the suspect. A brief foot chase happened before the juvenile was taken into custody.
Police also recovered a handgun in the area that had been reported stolen. The department did not say whether or not the gun found was the one used in the incident.
UPDATE 6:04 P.M.: Shell casings were found in the McDonald’s parking lot on Business Loop, and one person is in custody.
A sergeant with the Columbia Police Department did not say what reason they took the person into custody. He said the department would send a press release about the incident, including the possible charges the person faces.
The sergeant told ABC 17 News they were still looking for a possible victim.
ORIGINAL STORY: The Columbia Police Department is investigating after a shooting on the Business Loop near Providence Road.
Police have confirmed that one person has been shot, but they haven’t confirmed when the shooting happened.
ABC 17 will continue to update this story.