Columbia Shots Fired Result in Morning Arrest

4 years 2 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, October 01 2013 Oct 1, 2013 Tuesday, October 01, 2013 8:11:00 AM CDT October 01, 2013 in News
By: Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - A Columbia man was arrested early Tuesday morning for firing shots late Monday night.

Columbia police officers responded to a disturbance call at a home in the 2600 block of Quail Drive around 11 p.m. Monday night. 

Upon arrival, officers found Matthew D. Johnson had witnessed a dispute between a woman he knew and another woman.  Johnson went home to retrieve a handgun and then returned to the woman's residence where he then fired at least two shots into the air.  No one was injured.

Johnson was arrested just before 2 a.m. on Tuesday for an unlawful use of weapons felony and his bond is set at $4,500.

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