On Wednesday, December 26, Columbia County Sheriff Office Detectives began an investigation into the shooting death of a juvenile.
At about 7 pm, Deputies responded to the 200 block of SE Anastasia Street in unincorporated Columbia County due to a report of a person shot. When Deputies arrived they learned the subject that had been shot was a 14 year old juvenile, who was now deceased. The initial investigation revealed that there were two other juveniles inside the home at the time of the shooting. The victim was a friend of the others and had been visiting them all day.
The detectives responded and assumed the investigation. The parents of all involved have been notified and all the families are receiving assistance from the agency’s Victim Advocate and the School Resource Deputies.
This case is active and on-going. More information will be forthcoming as the investigation continues.