COLUMBIA - Columbia Police arrested a suspect involved in a domestic assault incident that took place around 7 a.m. Thursday in the 4700 block of King Salmon Way. 

The victim, a female in her mid-40s, had been severely beaten, according to Boone County Joint Commissions. 

The suspect, Jeffrey Zimmerman, 48, of Columbia, was transported to a local hospital for a medical evaluation. Upon release, Zimmerman will be arrested for charges of first degree domestic assault, armed criminal action, kidnapping, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and property damage.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for her injuries.

More information may become available at a later time, as this is an ongoing investigation. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Columbia Police Department at 573-874-7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573-875-TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous. 

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