Arrest Made in Harden Street Incident

By January 10, 2020Press Releases

Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators have charged a 32-year-old man in connection with a reported shooting incident that occurred outside of a medical facility earlier this week.

Brandon Gerald Wise (DOB: 7-25-1987) is charged with Domestic Violence of a High and Aggravated Nature, Pointing and Presenting a Firearm at a Person, Possession of a Weapon during the Commission of a Violent Crime, and Removing, Destroying, or Circumventing Operation of an Electronic Monitoring Device. Wise turned himself in to CPD investigators this afternoon and will be housed at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center (ASGDC).

On Tuesday, January 7, 2020, Wise is accused of physically assaulting a 36-year-old female acquaintance while at 1228 Harden Street, and repeatedly hitting her in the head and face with a firearm. According to medical staff at a local hospital, the victim was treated for a non-life threatening head injury.

Wise is further accused of shooting at the victim in the presence of a minor child. Initially, CPD officers responded to the incident location for a shots fired call and located the victim with a head injury.

After the incident, Wise allegedly removed his electronic monitoring device that was part of a bond agreement set by a judge in connection with a Domestic Violence – Second Degree charge from a September 16, 2019 reported incident. A CPD officer recovered the electronic monitoring device on Chestnut Street on January 7, 2020.

In the 2019 case, Wise is accused of physically assaulting the same victim at Gable Oaks Apartments. The victim did not receive life-threatening injuries.

All persons arrested/charged are presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty in a court of law.