Columbia man arrested in double shooting

9 months 1 week 6 days ago Monday, January 28 2019 Jan 28, 2019 Monday, January 28, 2019 5:47:00 PM CST January 28, 2019 in News
By: Joe Ward & Connor Snelson, KOMU Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Deputies of the Boone County Sheriff's Department arrested a man in connection to a double shooting Sunday night.

Michael Stapleton, of Columbia, faces charges of first degree assault, armed criminal action and felon in possession of a firearm after deputies say he shot two men in a parking lot on the 5600 block of Clark Lane.

According to a press release, deputies found Stapleton a block away from the parking lot with a handgun. The release said investigators later determined he used the handgun in the shooting.

One of the men suffered serious injuries and is currently in the hospital. The second man was already treated and released.  

Editor's note: We have updated the story to reflect the correct address. 

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