COLUMBIA, Mo. - UPDATE 10:33 AM: The Columbia Police Department identified the victim of Wednesday night's shooting as 40-year-old David Lee Morgan of Columbia.
Morgan was pronounced dead on the scene on Tupelo Place.
CPD has not released suspect information.
UPDATE 10:20 PM: A spokesperson with the Columbia Police Department confirmed one person is dead after a shooting on Tupelo Place.
The department did not have information immediately available regarding a suspect(s).
Police said it was originally called in as a verbal disturbance around 8:30 p.m. As of 10:20 p.m., detectives were still on scene collecting information and talking to witnesses.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbia Police Department or CrimeStoppers to remain anonymous at 875-TIPS.
Livestream playback of CPD's news conference can be found below:
ORIGINAL: Right now there is a heavy police presence in Columbia just north of Business Loop 70 as police investigate reports of shots fired.
Several officers with the Columbia Police Department, a K-9 unit and crime scene investigations van responded to Tupelo Place. Officers first arrived to the scene after 8:30 p.m. and put up crime scene tape around 9:15 p.m.
Livestream playback of the scene can be found below:
According to online dispatch records, there is currently a medical response in the 1500 block. ABC 17 News is working to confirm if the medical response is related to the large police presence.