Man shot in Jefferson City, suspect arrested

3 years 8 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, October 01 2014 Oct 1, 2014 Wednesday, October 01, 2014 7:57:00 AM CDT October 01, 2014 in News
By: Kaitlin Rounds, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY - A suspected was in custody Wednesday morning accused of being involved in a Tuesday night shooting. Police responded to reports of shots fired on Elizabeth Street in Jefferson City just after 9 p.m. Tuesday. 

Officers said they found a 24-year-old man who had been shot in the leg when they got to the scene. 

Police said witnesses said there was a disturbance in the area prior to the shooting. 

The victim was taken to the hospital and released later that night, according to officials. 

Police found bullet holes in apartments on Elizabeth Street, but no other injuries were reported. 

Police took 20-year-old Nathan Tilson into custody. Authorities believe Tilson is connected to the shootings and was arrested for brandishing a firearm. He was in the Cole County Jail pending charges Wednesday morning.

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