COLUMBUS, Miss. – (WCBI) Columbus police are on the trail of two men, after an attempted car burglary leads to gunfire. A home owner on 8th Street North caught the pair trying to break into his vehicle around 8:30 Tuesday evening.
According to witnesses, he chased them around the corner and up 5th Street North.
That’s when one of the suspects reportedly took a shot at him. He missed. Columbus police remind people that it’s always safer to dial 911 than to confront someone. An officer was patrolling just 3 blocks away.