Suspect identified in Colony Apartments shooting
Wed, 10 Jul 2013 12:09:22 GMT — COLUMBIA (WACH) -- Columbia Police say they have identified a suspect in the shooting at the Colony Apartmetns that injured a 4-year-old. Investigators say they are searching for Marcus Sinclaire Gantt, 21, and that he is considered armed and dangerous. Once captured, CPD expects Gantt to be charged with Attempted Murder, Possession of a Weapon during the Commission of a Violent Crime, and Unlawful Carrying of a Pistol.
Investigators say a group of people were exchanging fire with a silver Dodge Charger and a stray bullets hit a four year old girl who was watching TV.
"Very angry at the fact that individuals these street thugs would decide to such an act in broad daylight," said Interim Columbia Police Chief Ruben Santiago.
"All you heard was a 1,000 gun shots," adds neighbor Jabri Simmons.
Simmons lives in the colony apartments and heard the shots outside his back door Monday.Police say it was Gantt who was seen on surveillance video allegedly committing the crimes.