There was not a shooting on Meeting Street, West Columbia, Tuesday night

A report that someone had been shot on Meeting Street in West Columbia, Tuesday night is not true.

“There was a report that was posted on social media that a shooting had occurred at 415 Meeting St. This was incorrect information. Unfortunately, it was shared and spread very quickly. The West Columbia Police Department works very hard in keeping our community safe and if there was an incident of this magnitude, it would be on our social media,” West Columbia Police Chief Chief Marion Boyce posted on Facebook.

West Columbia Mayor Tem miles posed: “The reports of a shooting on Meeting Street are not correct. There was not a shooting this evening. First responders are assisting an individual with a non-firearm related injury.”