COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Columbia Police Department is investigating a report of shots fired early Thursday morning, June 22, 2016.
According to the department, officers were dispatched to the 2000 block of Doris Drive in reference to the gunfire. A witness reported that an older model, light colored vehicle drove through the area just after 1:30 a.m. and fired several shots at an unoccupied, parked vehicle, filling it with several bullet holes.
There were no other reports of damage or injuries. Officers recovered a bullet from the vehicle and a nearby shell casing in the road.
The Columbia Police Department is asking anyone with information about this event to contact them immediately at (573) 874-7652 or the CrimeStoppers Hotline at (573) 875-TIPS.
Press Release from the Columbia Police Dept.
SHOTS FIRED IN THE 2000 BLOCK OF DORIS DRIVE
At 1:38 a.m., Columbia Police officers responded to the 2000 block of Doris Drive in reference to shots fired.
The preliminary investigation revealed an older, light colored vehicle drove through the area and fired multiple shots at an unoccupied, parked vehicle on the side of the road. The vehicle sustained several bullet holes from the fired rounds. Officers recovered a bullet from the vehicle and a shell casing in the roadway nearby.
There were no reported injuries and no further property damage located. The investigation is on-going.
If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Columbia Police Department, or call CrimeStoppers at (573) 875-TIPS to remain anonymous.