Columbia police search for man wanted for attempted first-degree murder


Kobia Eugene Lloyd, Courtesy Maury County Sheriffs office

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Columbia police are searching for a man wanted for attempted first-degree murder.

According to a post from the Columbia Police Facebook page, they are searching for 21-year-old Kobia Eugene Lloyd.

Police say Lloyd is wanted on four counts of attempted first-degree murder.

In an update, detectives told News 2 Lloyd got into an argument with the mother of his children and she tried to leave with the three children. According to Maury County authorities, he jumped on the car they were in and shot at the vehicle, injuring an 8-month-old child. The child is in critical but stable condition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

If you have any information about his possible whereabouts, contact the Criminal Investigations Division of Columbia Police Department at 931-560-1670, Columbia Police Department Dispatch (24 hours) at 931-388-2727, Maury County Crimestoppers at 931-381-4900, or Columbia Police SAFE Tip Email to SAFETips@ColumbiaTN.Com.

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