Rickey Lee Murry, 48, of Columbia was arrested on Wednesday, Sept. 2 on charges of murder 1st and armed criminal action. Murry has been remanded to the custody of the Boone County Jail.
The arrest was in relation to a report of shots fired in the area of the 400 block of N. Providence Rd. at approximately 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 25. During the investigation, officers located one victim with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital and died as a result of his injuries.
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Case number 2020-007818
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