Officer Latisha Stroer, Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
COLUMBIA POLICE INVESTIGATING AN ASSAULT WITH A KNIFE NEAR BROADWAY
AND HITT STREET
The Columbia Police Department is investigating an assault with a knife that occurred
near 1101 E. Broadway Street this morning at 1:36 A.M.
Officers were dispatched to a disturbance involving several males. Upon officers arrival
dispatch advised a white vehicle was leaving the area and was possibly involved in
the disturbance. Officers located the white vehicle matching the description at the
intersection of Broadway and Providence. Officers located inside the vehicle a black
male victim, age 24, from Sturgeon with a knife wound from the disturbance at 1101 E.
Broadway. The victim was transported with a serious injury to a local hospital. There is
no suspect information at this time.
The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released once it becomes
available. If anyone has any information regarding this case please call the Columbia
Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (573)875-TIPS to remain anonymous.