On Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 9:16 p.m., officers were dispatched to a shots fired in the 700 block of Hulen Drive. Officers arrived on scene and found a male with an obvious gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead by medical personnel on scene. The male victim was identified as Rovon Blocker, age 20, of Columbia, MO.
Due to the assistance and cooperation of members of the community the Columbia Police Department was able to detain a juvenile who was directly linked to the shooting. No further suspect information will be released at this time.
The Columbia Police Department is asking anyone with any information to contact the department at 573-874-7652, or call CrimeStoppers at 573-875-TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.