UPDATE: Suspect still on the loose after central Columbia shooting

Police say it was a domestic disturbance

UPDATE Suspect still on the loose...

COLUMBIA, Mo. - UPDATE 4:00 p.m.: Columbia Police said they are still investigating the shooting that took place Saturday just before 3 p.m.

Police officials said it was a domestic disturbance between two people and the victim was unharmed.

According to witnesses in the area, the suspect shot at the woman's car, sat at the deck of a home in tears and was encouraged to turn himself in.

The witness said she knew the suspect for more than twenty years and said it appears the man was crying out for help.

ABC 17 News spoke to many people in the area and many said they heard all the commotion that took place Saturday.

A witness told ABC 17 News the suspect went North on Garth.

UPDATE 7:28 p.m.: Police said a domestic disturbance led to a man firing shots at woman in a parked car.

The woman was not hurt, but officers said they found several shell casings and damage to the vehicle.

Police are still looking for the suspect and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can call CrimeStoppers at 573-875-TIPS or the Columbia Police Department at 573-874-7652

UPDATE: Police confirm a shots fired incident in the central Columbia area.

They said it happened between two people who know each other, and that the suspect has fled the scene.

They know who the person is and are actively searching for them.

ORIGINAL STORY: Columbia police are on the scene of a reported shots fired in central Columbia.

Initial reports indicate it happened around 2:45 p.m. near Forest and Grand avenues. They are currently looking for a suspect in the area.

ABC 17 News has a crew on scene working to find out what happened. We will update you as soon as we learn more information.


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