Police searching for suspect after man shot, killed in north Columbia

7 months 3 days 10 hours ago Friday, September 15 2017 Sep 15, 2017 Friday, September 15, 2017 11:33:00 PM CDT September 15, 2017 in News
By: Claire Kopsky, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Columbia Police confirmed that a victim from a shooting on McKee Street in North Columbia on Friday night was pronounced dead by medical personnel.

Officers from the Columbia Police Department located a 31-year-old, African American male victim with one gun shot wound. Paramedics transported him to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he died shortly after.

The department's criminal investigation division and Forensic Evidence Team were also dispatched to the scene.

Police are still searching for the suspect, who was driving an older, white SUV or pick-up truck.

Police ask anyone with information about the shooting or the suspect to call CrimeStoppers at 573-875-TIPS (8477).

(Editor's Note: KOMU.com has updated this story to include the latest information.)

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