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UPDATE: Woman arrested in connection to shooting on Volunteer Drive

Possible suspect detained

UPDATE Woman arrested in connection to shooting on Volunteer Drive

COLUMBIA, Mo. - UPDATE 4:15 p.m.: CPD detectives arrested Sheri Nicole Williams, 37, of Columbia in connection to the early morning shooting on Volunteer Drive.

Police said Williams went into the home and shot a 29-year-old man who she was in an intimate relationship with and then fled in a car.

She was arrested at 7:32 a.m. in the 5200 block of Clark lane on suspicion of armed criminal action, first-degree domestic assault, and unlawful use of a weapon. 

Police said the victim was still in the hospital in serious condition.

UPDATE 11:30 a.m.: Columbia police reopened Volunteer Drive.

UPDATE 9:30 a.m.: Columbia police detained a possible suspect in a shooting in east Columbia Sunday morning that left one man wounded, according to a press release sent by the Columbia Police Department.

Police said they went to a residence in the 5500 block of Volunteer Drive around 5:15 a.m. after receiving reports of a victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

When police arrived, they found a wounded 29-year-old man, police said.

A sergeant at the scene told ABC 17 News reporters that the man was shot in the upper leg.

Police said the victim was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police said a possible suspect was detained and was being interviewed by a detective with the Criminal Investigations Division.

A sergeant at the scene told ABC 17 they were looking for a woman as a possible suspect.

ORIGINAL STORY: Columbia police confirm one male gunshot victim has life-threatening injuries after a shooting in east Columbia. 

Police said they are looking for a female suspect and that the victim was shot in his upper leg.

The shooting happened in the 5500 block of Volunteer Drive. Police were called to the area around 5:15 morning. More than four hours later, a portion of Volunteer Drive is still blocked off. 

Police on scene are waiting for crime scene detectives to arrive. 

Breaking news....ABC 17 News will update this story as we learn new information. 


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