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Police investigate shooting near Lincoln University

Jefferson City police are continuing to investigate a shooting a few blocks from Lincoln University.

It happened around 2 a.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of E Ashley Street.

Two Lincoln University police officers were near the scene and confirm six shots were fired.

One bullet shattered a car window and another bullet hit a car door.

The shooting scattered a crowd at the scene and police interviewed witnesses.

Police say no one was hurt, but one man suffered a cut to his hand. It’s not clear how he was cut.

ABC 17 News on Wednesday tracked down the man who made the initial 911 call to police.

Tyler Sherman said the whole thing started with a large group of people out on the street.

The first 911 call he made was to report a peace disturbance because of the noise.

“As soon as I got off the phone with them, my fiance was sitting outside, that’s when we heard the first shot. There was like two in a row and there were four or five more after that and we pulled her in the house,” said Sherman.

Sherman said, “We waited and we watched through the window until about 7 cop cars showed up. She was frantic, I was frantic, we were all freaking out and it just scared us all. I mean, in the comfort of our own home.”

Several witnesses who live in the neighborhood said police responded quickly and stayed on the scene until about 4:00 a.m.

There is no suspect information at this time.

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