21-year-old Columbia man shot outside Peppers Nightclub

Thursday, May 21, 2009 | 10:44 a.m. CDT; updated 2:44 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, November 1, 2011

COLUMBIA — A 21-year-old Columbia man was shot between 1:15 and 1:30 a.m. Thursday in the parking lot outside Peppers Nightclub at 4515 N. Highway 763, the Boone County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.   

Witnesses said the victim was shot while sitting inside his vehicle, according to the release. The Sheriff’s Department learned of the incident after the victim was taken in a private vehicle to a local hospital to receive treatment for at least one gunshot wound.

Investigators received information about a suspect from witnesses but have not released it to the public.  The Sheriff’s Department has not released further information on the victim.

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