Police are investigating a shooting that reportedly took place in a neighborhood behind Five Points on Friday, according to the Columbia Police Department.

A male shooting victim has been transported to a local hospital for a shooting injury to his lower body, police say.

Officials say it appears the man ran to the shopping center located at 1001 Harden Street, possibly from a nearby neighborhood, following the incident sometime before 11:30 a.m.

Officers are working to determine the incident location & circumstances.

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