CPD makes quick arrest in early morning shooting near Richland Library North Main

Updated: Nov. 26, 2019 at 12:17 PM EST
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Rayshide Teekyon Maxwell, 21, is charged with attempted murder.
Rayshide Teekyon Maxwell, 21, is charged with attempted murder.(Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Police made a quick arrest in a shooting that happened early Tuesday morning in north Columbia.

It happened around 4 a.m. on Rosedale Arch near Ashley Street and North Main Street. That’s near the Richland Library North Main branch.

Police said a 51-year-old man was shot in the leg, but is expected to be OK.

The victim has not yet been identified.

Just hours later, the Columbia Police Department arrested 21-year-old Rayshide Teekyon Maxwell.

Maxwell is the person of interest officers mentioned picking up at the scene of the crime Tuesday morning.

He’s charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

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