Woman Hurt By One of Several Bullets Fired Into Columbia Home
(COLUMBIA) - Columbia police say a woman was wounded by a bullet that came through the north wall of a home on Benton Street Tuesday night. It was one of several rounds fired into the house.
Multiple adults and juveniles were in the residence at the time, but no one else was hurt.
The unidentified victim, 41, was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
A statement from the Columbia Police Department said officers were dispatched to the area on a report of several shots fired. A K9 team from the Boone County Sheriff Department also responded, but the effort to track any suspects was not successful.
Police have not yet issued any suspect descriptions and there is no word on how many people might have been involved.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the CPD non-emergency number: 573-442-6131 or to contact Crime Stoppers at 573-875-8477 to remain anonymous.