Four arrested after shooting at gas station

2 months 1 week 14 hours ago March 19, 2017 Mar 19, 2017 Sunday, March 19 2017 Sunday, March 19, 2017 5:20:00 PM CDT in News
By: Ben Burke, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
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COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department arrested four people after a fight resulted in someone getting shot at the I-70 Eagle Stop early Sunday morning.

  • Spencer Ervin (pictured above) was arrested for felony unlawful use of a weapon
  • Deshane Griffith was arrested for misdemeanor peace disturbance and misdemeanor possession of 35 grams or less of marijuana
  • Shana McClain was arrested for misdemeanor first-degree trespassing
  • Monterio Truss was arrested for misdemeanor peace disturbance

CPD officers and Boone County Sheriff deputies responded around 1:45 a.m. to a big disturbance in the parking lot.

When officers got there, they saw several people fighting and used tasers on Ervin and Truss. 

After taser probes were removed from Ervin and Truss, Ervin pulled out a gun and shot someone.

Officers detained Ervin, and the disturbance escalated, with people attacking the officers. They used pepper spray to break up the crowd.

The person that got shot left the scene by car with unknown injuries. No other injuries were reported.

Griffith, McClain and Truss were released on municipal summons.

The investigation into what caused the event is ongoing.

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