City of Columbia Missouri Police Department Police Department

600 E. Walnut Street
Columbia, MO 65201

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 20, 2020

CONTACT: Brittany Hilderbrand
Community Relations Specialist/Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
City of Columbia
573.875.1716
policepio@CoMo.gov

Jeff Pitts
Community Relations Specialist/Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
City of Columbia
573.817.5049
policepio@CoMo.gov

Columbia Police investigate reported home invasion in the 4300 block of Derby Ridge Drive, May 20

(COLUMBIA, MO) -

At approximately 12:24 a.m. on May 20, Columbia police responded to a report of a home invasion in the 4300 block of Derby Ridge Drive. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the residents, who reported hearing a loud bang and forced entry into the apartment.

The residents also reported an exchange of gunfire between them and the intruder.

During the investigation, officers did not locate any evidence suggesting the intruders were injured. Residents reported no injuries and no evidence of missing property. 

Officers did find evidence that was consistent with forced entry into the apartment of the residents. The suspects have not been identified and there is no description to provide at this time.

This case is an ongoing investigation and is being handled by detectives in the Criminal Investigation Division. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous. 

Case number 2020-004141



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