Police are investigating after a gunshot victim was found in the parking lot of a convenience store in north Columbia.
Police confirmed officers responded to Bodie Drive and Edenton Boulevard at 7:50 p.m. Tuesday for reports of shots fired. Police said evidence was located at the scene.
Shortly after, officers responded to the Break Time on Smiley Lane after a 16-year-old was found in a vehicle with a gunshot wound, police said.
Authorities said the victim sustained non-life threatening injuries.
Police said they are investigating both incidents to determine if they are connected.
Anyone with information about either incident is asked to contact the Columbia Police Department at 573-874-7652 or Crimestoppers at 573-875-TIPS to remain anonymous.