Columbia Police officers responded to 26 Business Loop 70 East, Loop Liquor and Convenience Store, at 3:13 p.m. today in reference to a verbal disturbance. Boone County Joint Communications advised the occupants of two vehicles in the parking lot were engaged in an argument before leaving the area.
At the same time officers were dispatched to the verbal disturbance, a report of shots heard in the area of War Admiral Drive and Triple Crown Drive was reported to Boone County Joint Communications. The vehicle descriptions provided by the complainant appeared to be consistent with the suspect vehicles that had been in the verbal disturbance on Business Loop. Officers were dispatched four minutes later. Upon officers' arrival, they located multiple shell casings in the area of War Admiral Drive and Triple Crown Drive. Witnesses reported occupants of one of the vehicles shot at the other vehicle. There have been no reported injuries or property damage as a result of the fired rounds. The investigation is on-going.
If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Columbia Police Department at (573) 874-7652, or call CrimeStoppers at (573) 875-TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.