COLUMBIA (WACH) - Columbia Police have released the name of a suspect shot by a Columbia Police officer Thursday afternoon.
Michael Haywood, 40, was shot by a Columbia Police officer after CPD says he resisted arrest while fighting another individual.
He is charged with Assault on Police while Resisting Arrest and Assault and Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature.
According to the department Haywood was shot in the lower body after assaulting an officer. The officer and the suspect were taken a hospital.
As of Friday morning, Haywood is still receiving treatment at a local hospital. Once released, he is expected to be transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.