One person injured in shooting off I-70

1 year 7 months 5 days ago Friday, September 16 2016 Sep 16, 2016 Friday, September 16, 2016 8:48:00 PM CDT September 16, 2016 in News
By: Katie Parkins, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - One person was injured Friday afternoon in a shooting off of I-70 westbound near mile marker 125, according to the Columbia Police Department.

A suspect in a vehicle fired multiple shots at the victim, hitting an 18-year-old male in the leg.

The suspect's vehicle drove off and the victim's car pulled over to the side of the road. There were two 18-year-old males and one 17-year-old female in the car at the time. A passerby gave the victims a ride to a nearby hospital. 

The gunshot victim suffered non-life threatening injuries and has been released from the hospital. 

The investigation was still ongoing as of Friday night.

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