Jefferson City Homicide

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JEFFERSON CITY - Police responded to a homicide Thursday evening that left one man dead and another in the hospital.

Police got the call at 7:22 p.m. Thursday about a homicide on the 300 block of Schroeder Way.

Police arrived and stopped a car. One man in the car fled from police on foot. He got away after a short foot pursuit.

Inside the car, police found a deceased man with gunshot wounds.

On the 300 block of Dunklin Street, police found a second victim, alive but injured, by following a trail of blood. The victim was taken to St. Mary's Hospital by ambulance, but later flown to University Hospital in Columbia by helicopter.

The investigation is ongoing.

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