Columbia Police respond to robbery, shots fired incidents Friday morning

Friday, September 28, 2012 | 11:21 a.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Police officers responded to a gas station robbery and reports of shots fired early Friday morning, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department. 

Officers with the Police Department received a call that several gunshots were fired at Chantilly Court and White Oak Lane just after midnight. Once on the scene, the officers found 10 shell casings, according to a news release. There was no report of injury or property damage from the gunshots, and police have no information on suspects, according to the release. 

Later Friday, officers were dispatched to a robbery around 4 a.m. at the Midwest Petroleum Phillips 66 on Providence Road. The news release gave this account of the crime: A male demanded an undisclosed amount of money from the gas station clerk. He did not display a weapon. After taking the money from the register, he also stole two bottles of liquor. The male left the gas station on foot.

Supervising editor is Alison Matas.

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