Columbia police added a third count of attempted murder against Jacob O’Nay Green following the weekend fight and shooting in Five Points that left a man shot in the leg.
The 23-year-old Columbia man was arrested Monday at an apartment on Riverwind Drive, not far from Dutch Square.
Green , who was denied bond during a court hearing Tuesday, is accused of shooting into a moving car carrying three people, including the victim.
The incident happened around 12:45 a.m. Saturday when witnesses reported seeing an argument between the victim and alleged shooter at 818 Harden Street.
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An acquaintance of one of the men pulled the victim away from the fight, witnesses said. Green is accused of firing a gun into their car several times as they sought to flee the area. The victim was hit in the leg. The driver of the car took him to a local hospital fir treatment of the injury.
Wednesday, Columbia Police added a third charge of attempted murder after it was determined that there was a third person in the fleeing car.
Green has been charged with three counts of attempted murder plus discharging a weapon into an occupied moving vehicle and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the Saturday shooting. Shante Lavontay Tabor, 24, was charged with accessory after the fact of a felony. Tabor allegedly witnessed the shooting but did not notify police, and gave false information to police when questioned about the incident.
-- Rachael Myers Lowe