City of Columbia Missouri Police Department Police Department

600 E. Walnut Street
Columbia, MO 65201

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 29, 2020

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

Brittany Hilderbrand
Community Relations Specialist/Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
City of Columbia
573.874.7161
policepio@CoMo.gov

UPDATE: Columbia police arrest one suspect in relation to shots fired in the 1800 block of McKee Street, June 25

(COLUMBIA, MO) -

Columbia police have arrested Deraze Lashon Bullock, 22, of Columbia, in relation to the shooting that took place in the 1800 block of McKee Street on June 25. 

Bullock was arrested for first degree assault, possession of marijuana, unlawful use of a weapon and armed criminal action. He has been remanded in the custody of Boone County Jail. 

The 16-year-old victim reported that he was confronted while riding his bicycle in the 1800 block of McKee Street. He stated that the suspect, identified as Bullock, shot at him, which was confirmed by officers finding shell casings in the area. There were no injuries or property damage reported.

This is an ongoing investigation. There are no further details to provide at this time. 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 2020-005444

Original Press Release(s):

Columbia Police investigate three separate reports of shots fired in a 7-hour time frame on June 25, 26

https://www.como.gov/CMS/pressreleases/view.php?id=6896



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