Two injured in shooting on Demaret Drive

4 years 10 months 2 days ago Monday, June 08 2015 Jun 8, 2015 Monday, June 08, 2015 9:31:00 PM CDT June 08, 2015 in News
By: Adam Pressler, KOMU 8 Reporter
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BOONE COUNTY - Deputies are looking for two suspects Monday following a shooting with two victims in the hospital, according to Boone County Sheriff's Department.

Deputies were dispatched to the 700 block of Demaret Drive shorty after 8 p.m. Upon arrival, Boone County Sheriff's deputies found the two victims lying in the grass just off the side of the road. 

Boone County Dectetive Tom O'Sullivan said there appeared to be a gathering at the home. Two suspects approached the group, and one fired a pistol. Residents claimed to have heard five to seven shots fired. 

The two male victims, ages 26 and 48, are in the hospital. Their condition is said to be non-life threatening with lower-body injuries.

Deputies are unsure of the gunman's and second suspect's whereabouts. Detective O'Sullivan said the shooter is described as a back male with dreadlocks and wearing red shorts in his mid-twenties. The second suspect is described as a black male of similar age also with dreadlocks.

Detective O'Sullivan said the suspects are believed to have left the scene in two cars: a blue Hyundai and a brown sedan. 

This is a developing story. KOMU 8 will update you with the latest information as it becomes available.

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