CPD seeks two for crashing stolen car, shooting at victim’s son

CPD seeks two for crashing stolen car, shooting at victim’s son
(Source: Columbia Police Department)
(Source: Columbia Police Department)

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The Columbia Police Department needs your help finding two men who stole a car and crashed it into a neighborhood sign.

According to CPD spokeswoman Jennifer Timmons, the victim's Toyota Camry was stolen Monday morning after she left it with the keys inside and the engine running to warm up.

Hours later, authorities say the victim's son saw the car near Farrow Road and proceeded to follow it for a short distance. After catching up with the suspects, the son demanded that they get out of his mother's car. According to the victim's son, one of the two men shot at him at the intersection of Farrow Road and Easter Street as he gave chase to the car. Timmons says the victim's son was not injured during his pursuit.

The victims later crashed the car into a Greenview neighborhood sign at Farrow Road and Easter Street. No details were available on the suspects' condition following the crash.

The suspects, according to Timmons, are described as dark-skinned makes both with a "low" haircut. One of the two suspects was last seen wearing a black jacket and a black shirt with blue jeans. The other was last seen wearing blue and white jeans along with a white sweater.

If you have any information about this incident, you are urged to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways: Call 1-888-CRIME SC (888-274-6372), Text TIPSC plus your tip info to CRIMES (274637), visit www.midlandscrimestoppers.com and email a tip. Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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