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CPD Update: No charges expected against Church St. man

Columbia Police Department report says that victim had threatened Church Street, Columbia, KY resident Michael Ed Dial and his family multiple times before shooting incident occurred Wednesday, March 28, 2018. At this time, April 2, 2018, no charges are expected to be filed against Micheal Ed Dial, Columbia Police say. The case remains under investigation by CPD Sgt Jr Murphy.
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By Ofc. Josh Brockman, Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department, Chief Jason Cross

Columbia Police are continuing their investigation into a shooting incident that happened on March 28 in the limits of Columbia.

The investigation has revealed thus far that 28 year old Dante Sangster had made multiple verified threats against the lives of 46 year old Micheal Ed Dial and or his family members. Some threats were made as recently as within an hour of the incident.

On the morning of March 28, 2018, Sangster went to the home of Dial at 200 Church street and was armed with a semi automatic handgun. After a short interaction between Dial and Sangster at the doorway, a single shot was fired striking Sangster in the neck.

Dial called 911 an told them of what happened and CPD Officers and Sheriff Deputy's arrived on scene .

PHI airlifted Sangster to University of Louisville where he is still listed in critical condition . At this time no charges are expected to be filed against Micheal Ed Dial.

The case remains under investigation by CPD Sgt Jr Murphy.

This story was posted on 2018-04-02 11:54:10
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