Man Charged after 2 People Shot on Interstate Near Columbia
Columbia police say an 18-year-old man is in custody after a shooting on Interstate 70 injured a child and an adult.
Police said in a news release that officers responded to a call of shots fired Monday night. The child and adult suffered injuries that were not thought to be life threatening.
Demetris Shaw, of Columbia, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree assault, second-degree child endangerment, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.
Police allege Shaw fired from his vehicle at another vehicle on the interstate. Investigators believe the people in the two vehicles knew each other and the shooting was not random.