Kevin Lewis Riser, accused of using a Chevrolet Tahoe as a weapon against a Columbus police officer, was shot in the hand during his arrest Sunday night, reports state.
Riser, 23, had pending arrest warrants when he was spotted at the Super C Food Store, 2997 Buena Vista Road, around 4 p.m., police said. He tried to leave the parking lot in a 1999 Tahoe and penned an officer between the Tahoe and a parked police car, reports state.
At some point during the incident, Riser was shot in the right hand, reports state. He also had a cut on his left elbow.
Riser fled in the Tahoe with a 1-year-old child inside and wrecked the car on Illges Road when he collided with a parked car, police said. He ran from the scene and was caught behind a Bolton Avenue address, reports state.
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Riser was taken to The Medical Center by an ambulance, was treated and listed in good condition. He is being held in the Muscogee County Jail on two counts of aggravated assault and one count each of the following: aggravated assault on a police officer, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, robbery, battery with physical harm, fleeing or attempting to elude, reckless conduct, suspended driver’s license, reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident, obstruction of an officer, duty upon striking a fixed object, loitering and a seat belt violation.
Riser’s Columbus Recorder’s Court hearing is scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday.