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UPDATE: Columbia Police Release Shooting Victim's Identity

Posted: Jul 15, 2013 10:03 AM by Crystall Cho, KOMU 8 Reporter
Updated: Jul 15, 2013 1:54 PM

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COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department released the name of the victim in a Sunday night shooting. It's still on the lookout for a suspect. Police spent Monday searching McKee Park to find evidence related to the shooting death of 17-year old Treveon J. Marshall.

A family living in a home directly across from the park told KOMU 8 News they witnessed the shooting. Paula Schneider said she heard gunshots around 11:30 p.m. Sunday.

Schneider has lived in Columbia for six years and said she's never felt unsafe until this summer.

"Columbia's getting horrible. I mean this park has been safe for so long, and then last [Sunday] night, it just feels like we're not safe anywhere in Columbia anymore," she said.

Other witnesses told KOMU 8 News three teen boys ran in different directions. Only the victim did not make it.

KOMU 8 News will continue to follow this story as police look for a suspect.

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