Police Arrest Suspect in Fourth of July Shots Fired

8 years 1 week 6 hours ago Thursday, July 05 2012 Jul 5, 2012 Thursday, July 05, 2012 8:52:00 AM CDT July 05, 2012 in News
By: KOMU Staff

COLUMBIA - Columbia police officers arrested a male suspect in a shots fired incident downtown during the Fourth of July holiday.  Officers took Houston Snell into custody around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday after they responded to a call of shots fired near 1020 Walnut Street.

The department said witnesses told officers they saw Snell fire a handgun twice into the air and then place the gun into a white SUV.  According to Public Information Officer Latisha Stroer, officers found Snell shortly after and arrested him for unlawful use of a weapon with a $500 bond.

According to the Boone County Sheriff Department's website, Snell is out of the Boone County Jail on that $500 bond. 

 

 

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