Columbia Police responded to 4360 Christian Fellowship Road, Christian Fellowship Church, on Dec. 1, at approximately 3:45 p.m. due to shots heard outside of the church. Upon arrival and during the investigation, officers spoke with witnesses who stated that approximately seven gunshots were heard, there was a short pause, then several more shots were heard.
No injuries or property damage were reported. There was a large group of people at the church who were attending a funeral service. Police are still on scene and continue to investigate. There is no suspect in custody at this time.
Columbia Police would like to thank the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the Boone County Sheriff’s Department and the University of Missouri Police Department for their quick assistance with this incident.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or Crimestoppers at 573.875.TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.