Contact: Officer Latisha Stroer, Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
600 E. Walnut
Columbia, MO 65201
TWO SEPARATE INCIDENTS OVERNIGHT
On 12/22/13 at 6:22 P.M., officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Elleta Boulevard in reference to a home invasion robbery.
The investigation revealed the three victims (female victim 21, male victim 46 and female victim 55), were home when three black males armed with handguns entered the residence through an unlocked front door. The suspects began demanding money and property. The suspects fled the scene on foot with one item from the residence. A K9 track led officers to an area where the suspects may have had a vehicle. There was no one injured during the robbery and the investigation is ongoing.
The suspects are described as all three black males, wearing dark clothing and wearing masks. The suspects are described as being around 5'4" to 5'9" in height. All three suspects were armed with handguns.
On 12/23/13 at 3:58 A.M., officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of Boyd Lane in reference to multiple shots heard in the area. Officers located four shell casings in the street near the 1500 block of Boyd Lane. There have been no reports of injuries or property damaged. There is no suspect information at this time. The investigation is ongoing.