UPDATE (3:12 p.m.) – A judge has set a bond for the Columbiana Centre shooting suspect, 22-year-old Jewayne M. Price.

Saturday afternoon, the Columbia Police Department said they received multiple calls reporting a shooting at Columbiana Centre. During the investigation, 12 people were reported injured, three people were detained and one person, Price, was arrested.

Price’s surety bond was set at $25,000, the Columbia Police Department said. He is also on house arrest and ordered to wear an ankle monitor. The judge is allowing Price to travel from home to work certain times of the day.

Also, the judge has prohibited Price from contacting the injured victims or other persons involved in the isolated shooting incident, according to CPD.


UPDATE (12:30 p.m.) – The Columbia Police Department confirmed the Columbiana Centre shooting injured 14 people after speaking with medical professionals.

Police said the victims’ ages range from 15 to 73-years-old. Nine of the victims suffered from gunshot wounds and five suffered from other injuries such as broken bones and head trauma while trying to leave the mall for safety.

According to police, the 73-year-old victim continues to receive medical treatment, but the other victims have been released from local hospitals or will be released shortly.

CPD said investigators continue to make progress and follow leads in the case.


UPDATE (4/17/2022) – Columbia Police Department has arrested 22-year-old Jewayne M Price in the Columbiana Centre shooting that took place Saturday afternoon.

According to the police department, two additional males that were detained for questioning were released from custody after it was determined they were not involved in the shooting.

The police department said investigators will continue to identify two additional suspects who were observed with firearms.

Price was booked into Lexington County Detention Center according to the police department. He was charged with unlawful carrying of a pistol, police said.

Price has a bond hearing scheduled at 2 p.m. at the Alvin S Glenn Detention Center, police said.

The police department said additional charges may be forthcoming.


UPDATE (4/16 8:03 p.m.) – Prisma Health Baptist Parkridge Hospital, one of the hospitals that received patients injured in the Columbiana Centre shooting in Columbia Saturday afternoon released an update on 11 patients.

Of the 11 patients received in Prisma Health hospitals in the Midlands, 9 have been treated and released. Two patients were admitted.

Prisma Health via Prisma Health Baptist Parkridge Hospital

UPDATE (4/16 6:22 p.m.) – Columbiana Centre has released a statement following a shooting that injured 12 people Saturday afternoon, according to the Columbia Police Department.

Today’s isolated, senseless act of violence is extremely upsetting and our thoughts are with everyone impacted. We are grateful for the quick response and continued support of our security team and our partners in law enforcement.

Columbiana Centre via Columbia Police Department

UPDATE (4/16 5:16 p.m.) – The Columbia Police Department said 12 people were injured in a shooting at Columbiana Centre Saturday afternoon.

The first call came in at 2:03 p.m. about gunshots near the Gap store, the police chief said. Then they started to received multiple calls.

Multiple agencies are working to clear the mall as well as escort people to safety, CPD said. The reunification site is at the Fairfield Inn at 320 Columbiana Drive.

The police chief said ten people were injured in the shooting and two people were injured in a stampede. Two of the ten people who were shot are in critical condition. The oldest person injured is 73 and the youngest person is 15.

Three people are detained, according to the police department. They said they do not believe this was random.

According to the police chief, they believe the three people detained knew each other and there was some type of conflict that happen which resulted in gunfire.

Officers said they do not know how many shots were fired, but they do know it was multiple rounds.

This is an ongoing, active investigation. Click here to watch the full news conference.


UPDATE (4/16 4:53 p.m.) – The Columbia Police Department said people were injured during a shooting at Columbiana Centre Saturday afternoon.

Employees who are inside the mall were told to shelter in place for safety were told law enforcement officers will come to get them as a protected escort, CPD said. They were told not to leave the store they were in until told by proper authorities.

The police department said for those still inside the mall to call 911 or (803) 252-2911 and tell dispatchers your location and dispatchers will tell law enforcement immediately.

Details are limited at this time. Stay with 7NEWS for updates.


COLUMBIA, S.C. (WSPA) – The Columbia Police Department is responding to shots being fired a mall.

According to CPD, shots were fired at Columbiana Centre Saturday afternoon and officers are assessing the scene.

Officers said they have confirmed people have been injured during the shooting and are receiving medical attention. The extent of their injuries are unknown at this time.

Officers have been evacuating the mall and getting people to safety, CPD said. CPD, the Lexington County Sheriff’s Office, Richland County Sheriff’s Office, Newberry County Sheriff’s Office and South Carolina Law Enforcement Division are on the scene.

LCSO said the reunification site will be at the Fairfield Inn at 320 Columbiana Drive.

Details are limited at this time. Stay with 7NEWS for updates.