17-year-old male wanted by Jefferson City Police after shooting

2 years 10 months 1 week ago Tuesday, August 09 2016 Aug 9, 2016 Tuesday, August 09, 2016 2:47:00 PM CDT August 09, 2016 in News
By: Alyssa Henzler, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY – Two out of three suspects were arrested and detained after a Sunday night shooting in Jefferson City; another was still wanted for assault.

Dakota Foster, a 17-year-old male from Auxvasse, was wanted by the Jefferson City Police and was believed to be armed and dangerous.

Investigators said a drug deal involving marijuana-laced cookies was the cause of the shooting on Sunday.

Jefferson City Police responded to a call of shots being fired on the 300 block of Mesa Avenue Sunday night.

A witness claims to have seen suspects chasing the victim’s car and stopping briefly in the 300 block of Mesa. The suspects and the victim fled their cars to a wooded area, where the victim was shot at twice, police said.

Alex Walker of Callaway County and a 13-year old female were arrested on possible charges of assault and possession with intent to distribute.

Foster turned himself in Tuesday evening. 

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