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Authorities respond to shots fired, one dead

Posted: Jul 16, 2014 8:14 PM by Jacob Jones, KOMU 8 News Reporter
Updated: Jul 16, 2014 11:11 PM

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BOONE COUNTY - Boone County Detective Tom O'Sullivan confirmed Wednesday a man has died in an apparent shooting.

The alleged weapon was a pistol, and a female suspect is in custody.

Boone County Sheriff's Deputies and Columbia Police responded to shots fired off of Wagon Trail Road around 7 p.m.

The suspect was identified as a 36-year-old woman and the victim as a 47-year-old man.

The victim was found in a mobile home on Gaslight Court, a small side street off of Wagon Trail Road north of Columbia city limits.

Authorities were unable to confirm the relationship between the suspect and the victim. However, neighbors said that the shooter was most likely the victim's sister, as the two lived together in the past. Law enforcement has not been able to confirm any additional information.

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