Double Homicide in Columbia

An investigation is underway in Columbia after an overnight shooting and homicide in Volunteer Drive and Grace Lane.

Officers say they found 4 victims who had sustained gunshot wounds during the incident at the scene and a fifth victim was later interviewed at police department.

2 of the 5 victims were pronounced dead and identified as an 11 year old girl of Columbia and 38 year old Tara L. Knedler of Columbia.

Three of the victims sustained non-life threatening injuries, a 40 year old woman, a 22 year old man and another woman whose age is unknown at this time.

Columbia Police Department say they have detained a person of interest.