COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
Columbia Police arrested 27-year-old Kendell Damar Harris, of Columbia, for armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.
According to a press release, Harris has been booked into the Boone County Jail.
CPD responded to the area of the 900 block of East Business Loop 70 on Saturday at 12:15 a.m. after officers heard gunshots.
When officers arrived on scene, they saw Harris in the Plush Lounge parking lot shooting a firearm into a bush from a parked vehicle.
Officers immediately took Harris into custody.
During the investigation, officers found an unoccupied residence was damaged.
Police are investigating.
One person has been detained by the Columbia Police Department after shots were fired in a parking lot near Plush Lounge in Columbia.
Lt. Gooch of the CPD said patrol in the area witnessed shots being fired and questioned individuals in the area.
Just after midnight, ABC 17 News crews said it heard around 15 gun shots near Business Loop 70 and Rangeline Street.
The Columbia Police Department put crime scene tape up around a black Chevy Tahoe and a Blue Chevy Camaro.
CPD located evidence of multiple shots being fired in the area and identified property damage from the shooting.
Angie Williams, who lives near the parking lot where shots were fired, says she was just getting home from work when she heard about 12 shots ring out.
"I couldn't get my keys in the door so I yelled to my son inside the house and right when he did [I heard] pop, pop, pop, pop," Williams said. "[I was] scared to death oh my god. I'm so lucky it was toward us or anything...it was so scary."
Once Williams and her son Sean were inside, they called police to notify them of the shooting. Williams said soon after calling, police were at the scene.
"It made me feel really good that the police were so quick," Williams said. "We heard the sirens while I was still on the phone with 9-1-1."
By 12:15 a.m., there were about 10 Columbia Police Department vehicles on the scene. Law enforcement had cleared the scene by 4 a.m.
According to CPD, no injuries have been reported.
This is a developing story, stay with ABC 17 News for more information as it breaks.