Two men identified as Dove Drive shooters

Cameron Wright

Two men are now identified for their part in an early morning shooting on Columbia's north side.

Cameron Wright, 22, and Demetre Alston, 23, both of Columbia, are facing numerous charges, including drug-related charges.  Wright was charged with possession of a controlled substance, delivery of a controlled substance, and unlawful use of a weapon.  Alston was charged with possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.  

It was Thursday morning around 3 o'clock when officers were called to Dove Drive to investigate reports of gunshots.  When they arrived, Wright and Alston had left the area but they found shell casings and damage to one home and two vehicles.  No injuries were reported.

If you have further information about this shooting, you're urged to call Crimestoppers at 573-875-TIPS.