COLUMBIA - Columbia Police were dispatched to the 2000 block of Fair Lane at approximately 8:45 a.m. Friday for a report of a burglary with a weapon.
Upon arrival, police found one male suffering life-threatening injuries near the residence and later was pronounced dead at the scene. The individual was identified as Jacob D'Agostino, 20, of Columbia, a CPD release says.
While investigating, officers learned that the deceased male was the suspect who illegally entered the residence on Fair Lane. As a result, the victim of the home invasion shot D'Agostino.
According to a KOMU 8 reporter at the scene, there were six CPD units at the scene and one unit of assistance from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Police were dispatched to the 2000 block of Fair Lane at approx. 8:45 a.m. on a potential burglary call. Police found one individual deceased when they arrived on scene. No ID on the individual is available at this time. @KOMUnews pic.twitter.com/rc9ky0k81v— Drew Cusumano (@DrewCusumano) March 19, 2021
There were no other reported suspects. This is an ongoing investigation and is being handled by CPD's Criminal Investigations Division.
CPD asks anyone with information to contact the department at 573-874-7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573-875-TIPS (8477).