Columbia police are asking for the public's help to locate a man, considered armed and dangerous, who is wanted for attempted murder among other charges.

Derrick Devontay Randolph, 26, is wanted for attempted murder and two other related warrants stemming from an incident on Bush River Road. Police say Randolph shot and injured a person following a fight, which he initiated.

Randolph is described as a black male standing 6'3" who weighs 175 lbs. and has black hair.

Randolph is considered armed and dangerous, according to police.

Anyone with information about Randolph's whereabouts is asked to contact Crimestoppers anonymously as follows:

CALL toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC.
TEXT to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with “TIPSC,” followed by the tip information.
LOG onto:, and click on the red “Submit a tip” tab.

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