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UPDATE: Police search for suspect after shooting on Sylvan Lane

Columbia police confirm shots fired...

COLUMBIA, Mo. - UPDATE: Police confirm an armed male suspect attempted to break into the residence, but was unsuccessful.

The person inside the residence kept the man outside, where the two had a "scuffle," according to a sergeant on scene.

During the fight several gun shots went off, prompting multiple 911 calls just before 7 p.m. Monday.

Officers found multiple shell casings on the front porch of the residence.

Police say there are no reported injuries, and that nothing was reported stolen. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with relevant information is asked to call the Columbia Police Department or Crimestoppers at 875-TIPS.

ORIGINAL: Officers with the Columbia Police Department confirmed they were investigating a shots fired incident Monday night.

It happened in the 1500 block of Sylvan Lane. You can see in the above photo, police tape is up while police investigate what led to the shooting.

Officers on the scene found shell casings and told ABC 17 News the shots fired could have been an attempted home invasion. There are no known injuries at this time.

An ABC 17 News crew is on the scene working to gather more information. This story will be updated when we get new details.


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