Two men arrested for target shooting in roadway

Monday, August 6, 2012 | 3:55 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Two men were arrested Sunday night after target shooting at debris on a roadway.

According to a news release, Boone County Sheriff's Department deputies were dispatched to the 4800 block of Ben Williams Road at 9:50 p.m after receiving a complaint of gunshots fired. Upon arrival, the area was searched, and deputies located a vehicle matching the description from the caller.

Christopher Baker, 22, and Chad Kocina, 30, both of Columbia, were in the vehicle and told deputies they had been target shooting at debris on the roadway, which is illegal.

Baker was arrested on suspicion of unlawful use of a weapon. His bond is set at $500.

Kocina was also arrested on suspicion of unlawful use of a weapon, as well as possession of under 35 grams of marijuana and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. His bond is set at $5,500.

Supervising editor is Ann Elise Taylor


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Derrick Fogle August 6, 2012 | 6:02 p.m.

Seriously? This story is just wrong in so many ways...

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