Large police presence near MU campus after reports of possible shooting

Reports: K-9 unit searching for people involved

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Columbia police were seen blocking off areas near the University of Missouri campus early Sunday morning.

ABC 17 News heard reports of a shooting around the same time police were searching the area at about 3:15 a.m.

An hour later, news crews saw Columbia police and Boone County Sheriff deputies patrolling along Old Highway 63.

The areas with the largest police presence were Morningside and Cliff drives, William and Rollins streets, University Avenue and Rockhill Road.

ABC 17 News also heard reports that police were searching for possible shooters.

A K-9 unit was at the scene of William and Rollins streets.

ABC 17 News is working to confirm the possible shooting and will update this story once more information is available.

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