Columbia police respond to multiple shots during the weekend

Monday, October 29, 2012 | 11:13 a.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Police responded to reports of multiple shots fired late Saturday night and early Sunday morning in north Columbia.

According to a news release from the Columbia Police Department:

At about 11:42 p.m. Saturday, police received several 911 calls about gunfire exchanged by occupants of a gold four-door vehicle and a silver Dodge Charger near the intersection of Business Loop East and Range Line Street. The Dodge Charger headed west on Business Loop 70, and the gold vehicle drove north on Range Line Street. There were no reports of injuries or property damage.

At about 12:20 a.m. Sunday, police were assisting with a disturbance at Empire Roller Rink when they heard multiple shots fired north of their location. Officers found two vehicles damaged by the gunfire, one was a Columbia Police Department vehicle. Both vehicles were parked in the 1300 block of Lakeview Avenue. Officers also found six shell casings in the City of Columbia Grissum Building's parking lot, 1313 Lakeview Ave. There were no reports of injuries.


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