COLUMBIA, S.C. — Columbia Police are investigating a shooting that has sent a man and woman to the hospital. 

According to a tweet by police the shooting happened a little after 7:30 pm an officer patrolling in the area heard gunfire and at the same time police received a notification from ShotSpotter. 

The victims, a man and woman,  were found shot in the lower body in the 5700 block of Randall Avenue.   Both were taken to a local hospital, police say their injuries do not appear life threatening. 

Investigators are working to locate a suspect.  If you have any information you are encouraged to call CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CrimeSC.