Columbia Police Looking For Suspect in Murder on Business Loop Last Year

Columbia Police announced they are actively searching for a Columbia man in connection to a homicide that occurred last May in the 900 block of East Business Loop. 41-year-old Justin Lamarr Simpson is wanted for second-degree murder in the shooting death of 26-year-old Melvin Hooker the Third. Four others had gunshot wounds. Police have already arrested three other Columbia men for the incident: 29-year-old Samuel Lee Moss Junior, 34-year-old Kimo Deandre Spivey, and 26-year-old Steven Wayne Grimes. If you have any information regarding the location of Justin Lamarr Simpson, call the Columbia Police Department at 573-874-7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573-875-TIPS, or contact the U.S. Marshals Service at