Contact: Officer Latisha Stroer, Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
SHOTS FIRED ON RICE ROAD
On 7/30/14 at 11:56 P.M., officers were dispatched to a call of multiple shots fired in the 4500 block of Rice Road. Joint Communications advised a white passenger vehicle was seen leaving the area immediately after the shots were fired. Officers back at the scene at Rice Road located multiple shell casings and two residences struck by gunfire. As of this time, no injuries have been reported.
Boone County Sheriff's Deputies and Columbia Police Officers located a vehicle matching the description given after the shots fired. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle near Broadway and Trimble. Occupants of the vehicle fled and the chase ensued. With the assistance of the Boone County Sheriff's Department, The Missouri State Highway Patrol , Columbia Police K9 Unit and the Boone County Sheriff's Department K9 Unit, one occupant was located. No arrests have been made at this time.
This is preliminary information as the investigation is still ongoing. If anyone has any information about this incident, please contact the Columbia Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (573)875-TIPS to remain anonymous.