City of Columbia Missouri Police Department Police Department

600 E. Walnut Street
Columbia, MO 65201

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 4, 2021

CONTACT: Brittany Hilderbrand
Public Information Specialist
Columbia Police Department
City of Columbia
573.874.7671
policepio@CoMo.gov

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

Update: Columbia Police arrest a second suspect involved in a shots fired incident that occurred in the 3200 block of Elm Grove Dr., April 16

(COLUMBIA, MO) -

Columbia Police have arrested Shaunasty S. Townsend, 23, of Columbia for the charges of first degree assault, stealing and for an outstanding warrant for trespassing.

On Monday, May 3, Townsend was identified as a second suspect involved in a reported shots fired incident that occurred in the 3200 block of Elm Grove Dr. at approximately 3 p.m. on April 16.

Townsend has been remanded to the custody of the Boone County Jail.

This is an ongoing investigation and is being handled by the Department's Criminal Investigation Division. More details may become available later.

If you know something, say something. Columbia Police are asking for your help. 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.

 Case Number 2021-003529

 

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Update: Columbia Police arrest suspect involved in a reported shots fired incident in the 3200 block of Elm Grove Dr., April 16

Columbia Police investigate shots fired incident in the 3200 block of Elm Grove Dr. April 16

 



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