False shots fired call leads to heavy police presence near Columbia College

False shots fired call leads to heavy police presence near Columbia College

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The Columbia Police Department says a false call about possible shots fired near Columbia College led to a heavy police presence in the area.

CPD spokeswoman Jennifer Timmons said police received the call around noon Thursday but quickly determined the call was a false alarm after investigating the area on Columbia College Drive.

No word on any arrests made in connection to the false call.

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