Columbia police investigate afternoon shooting

Updated, November 7 @ 3:10 p.m.:

Rashard Bigham, 20, is wanted by Columbia police for his involvement in Tuesday's shooting at West Sugar Tree Lane. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Bigham is a black man, 5â??10â??, 175 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes.

If anyone has information about his whereabouts, contact the Columbia Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 875-TIPS to remain anonymous.


A 17-year-old male was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound shortly after Columbia police went to the 3600 block of West Sugar Tree Lane for several reports of shots being fired Tuesday afternoon

No other injuries have been reported. Authorities confirmed that one residence was hit multiple times with gunfire.

Investigators are currently performing interviews and processing the scene for any evidence. Although the investigation is in its beginning stages, detectives don't believe this was a random incident.

Patrol officers have been canvassing the area searching for any possible witnesses or suspects, who have only been described as black males at this time. If you have any information on this incident, contact Columbia police or call Crime Stoppers at 875-TIPS.