Police investigation into weekend clashes confounded by lack of cooperation

Monday, March 10, 2008 | 7:20 p.m. CDT; updated 9:42 a.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

COLUMBIA — Groups of Columbia residents clashed with “St. Louis boys” over the weekend in disturbances that reportedly involved handguns, baseball bats, bottles and scores of onlookers, according to police, but they cited a lack of cooperative witnesses, no suspects and no victims.