Columbia Police announced Monday the identity and charges of the man arrested Thursday night in connection to a shooting incident on McKee Street. 

Deraze Lashon Bullock, 22, of Columbia was arrested and charged with first-degree assault, possession of marijuana, unlawful use of a weapon and armed criminal action. 

On Thursday night, a 16-year-old victim reported that he was confronted while riding his bicycle in the 1800 block of McKee Street.

He stated that the suspect, identified as Bullock, shot at him. Officers later confirmed the shooting by finding shell casings in the area.

There were no injuries or property damage reported.

  • General Assignment Reporter, Summer 2020 Studying Sports Journalism Reach me at, or in the newsroom at 882-5700

  • As senior editor of the Missourian, Fred Anklam manages general assignment reporters. He can be reached at or in the newsroom at 573-882-5720.

Recommended for you

Join the conversation

When posting comments, please follow our community guidelines:
• Login with a social account on WorldTable.
• Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language or engage in personal attacks.
• Stay on topic. Don’t hijack a forum to talk about something else or to post spam.
• Abuse of the community could result in being banned.
• Comments on our website and social media may be published in our newspaper or on our website.