Columbia Police Make Arrest in Weekend Shooting Investigation

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)- Columbia Police have arrested a suspect in connection to a shooting over the weekend.

Michael DeWayne Haggwood, 35, is charged with attempted murder and Possession of a Weapon during the Commission of a Violent Crime. The arrest was a joint effort by the Midlands Gang Task Force.

Haggwood is accused of shooting a 22-year-old man twice in the leg. The victim continues to recover from his non-life threatening injuries.

Witnesses tell CPD investigators that they saw Haggwood shoot the man from a gray Crown Victoria shortly after 3:00 p.m. at 320 South Beltline Boulevard on Sunday, March 19, 2017. No one else was injured.

The shooting’s motive stems from an on-going argument between the two.

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