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One injured in shooting in Columbia, police investigating

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File photo of Columbia Police Department vehicles(Source: WIS, Gray Television)
Published: Nov. 1, 2021 at 12:58 PM EDT|Updated: Nov. 16, 2021 at 7:28 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Police have arrested a man in connection to a shooting that injured a man at the Colony Apartments.

Diamante Watts, 23, was arrested Tuesday morning on Marshal Street in North Columbia by the US Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force, according to CPD.

The shooting happened around 11 a.m. on November 1, according to the Columbia Police Department.

Police say Watts shot a 24-year-old male in the upper body and stole money from his pockets before leaving the scene. Police said they believed the incident was between two acquaintances.

There has been no word yet on the victim’s condition.

Watts is charged with attempted murder, armed robbery and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. He is being housed in the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

Police say additional charges regarding the way Watts was arrested are pending.

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