The man first identified as the victim may have been the aggressor , Columbia Police now believe as they continue to investigate a Tuesday evening shooting near Milwood Avenue.
After being treated for a gunshot wound to his lower leg, Torrence Scott, 28, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and driving under suspension.
Scott allegedly was shot while scuffling with a man he had repeatedly assaulted as the man sat in a car at King and Bratton Streets, police chief Skip Holbrook said in a news release.
After the shooting the man drove away and Scott walked from the scene.
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Police continue the investigation to determine the identity of the man in the car and how, exactly, the shooting occurred.
Scott allegedly has not been helpful, Holbrook said. Scott was being held at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center Wednesday afternoon.
Anyone with information about this incident
is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, text CRIMES (274637) and mark the beginning of the message with “TIPSC” followed by the tip information, or log onto www.midlandscrimestoppers.com and click on the red “Submit a tip” tab.