One person is dead following a shooting in downtown Columbia, police say.
The Columbia Police Department responded to a fatal shooting of a man on the 1400 block of Assembly Street Tuesday afternoon around 4 p.m.
A person was detained near the crime scene for questioning.
Police recommend avoiding the area.
This is a breaking news story. It will be updated.
Fatal shooting moments ago at the 1400 block of Assembly St. Male victim. Person detained near the crime scene for questioning. Active scene. Road closures: Hampton & Assembly. #ColumbiaPDSC officers are rerouting traffic. Avoid area is possible. Updates posted here. pic.twitter.com/Iy3clTQZXm
— Columbia Police Dept (@ColumbiaPDSC) June 6, 2023