Victim shoots would-be robber twice with his own gun


COLUMBIA, South Carolina — A 22-year-old man is in jail after an overnight shooting and attempted armed robbery in North Columbia.

Officers arrested Joshua Tyler Bradley shortly after 2:00 a.m. at the 5800 block of Koon Road after an argument and fight with a 60-year-old man.

Bradley is charged with Assault and Battery First Degree, Attempted Armed Robbery, and Pointing and Presenting a Firearm.

During the altercation, Bradley is accused of pointing a gun at the victim and then punching him in the head while demanding money. The two then struggled over the gun and the victim shot Bradley in the leg, twice.

Bradley received medical attention for his non-life threatening injuries.

Charges are not expected to be filed against the victim at this time.