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UPDATE: One person arrested in connection to shots fired on Clark Lane in Columbia

Columbia Police Investigating Clark Ln. and Towne Dr. in Columbia on the morning of July 31, 2021
Columbia Police Investigating Clark Ln. and Towne Dr. in Columbia on the morning of July 31, 2021


ARREST UPDATE: Columbia Police have arrested 28-year-old Darrius L. Davis of Columbia, in connection the Saturday morning's shots fired on Clark Lane.

Darrius L. Davis of Columbia

Davis was arrested on domestic assault in the first degree, assault in the first degree, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm and tampering with physical evidence.

CPD identified the victim of the shooting as a woman.

UPDATE: According to a press release, one person suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot at the 2200 block of Clark Lane.

The victim, walked into a local hospital's emergency room.

Police originally responded to Clark Lane at 12:30 Saturday morning for a report of a disturbance with shots fired.

During the investigation, police located evidence of shots being fired at the scene.

ORIGINAL: Columbia Police confirmed shots were fired early Saturday morning near the crossroads of Clark lane and Towne Drive in Columbia.

Police say they were originally called to the scene on Towne and Clark for an argument, discovering shots had been fired once on scene.

ABC 17 News crews on the scene saw at least five CPD cars investigating around 2:15 a.m. Crews on the scene reported seeing crime scene tape blocking off part of Towne Drive and an area of a parking lot close by.

Police were seen searching the area and nearby homes with flashlights.

Columbia's Crime Scene Investigation van was also on scene, placing crime scene markers in the parking lot off Towne and Clark.

This is a developing story. Tune into ABC 17 News at 6 a.m. for a live report.

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