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Victim robbed, shot near Rangeline Street

While visiting family at Colonial Village Trailer Court, a 31-year-old man was robbed and shot in the stomach.

Police investigated shots fired near 2900 Rangeline Street just before 9 p.m. May 11, according to a Columbia Police Department press release.

The victim, a 31-year-old man, called Joint Communications and reported being shot in the stomach, the release states. He was then sent to a nearby hospital to treat his non-life-threatening injury.

The man told police he was visiting a family member at Colonial Village Trailer Court when he was robbed outside the trailer by two black males in a dark-colored sport utility vehicle, according to the release. The victim entered the vehicle, where suspects took an undisclosed amount of money.

After leaving the vehicle, he was shot by one of the suspects, the release states. Police found several casings in the grass near the scene.

No arrests have been made, and no suspect information is currently available, according to the release. As the investigation is still ongoing, there are no further updates at this time, Public Information Officer Latisha Stroer said.

“We’re asking that if anybody witnessed anything in the area last night to contact the Columbia Police Department or Crimestoppers at 573-875-TIPS to remain anonymous,” Stroer said.

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