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Columbia Police investigating fatal Cosmo Park shooting


Columbia Police continue to investigate after one person is dead from an evening shooting at Cosmopolitan Recreation Area Park.

According to Columbia Police, officers responded to the shooting at 6 p.m. and found victim in the park. Columbia Police aided the victim until medics could arrive but the victim died at the scene.

Officials on scene say numerous shell casings have been found on scene.

The victim has been identified but his name will be released pending notification of next of kin.

There is no suspect information or vehicle information available.

This is an ongoing investigation, there are no further details to provide at this time.

Boone / Columbia / Crime / News / Top Stories

ABC 17 News Team


1 Comment

  1. On the police scanner, it was reported shortly after this call that a gun shot victim arrived by POV at Boone Hospital. Related?

    How many people have been killed in shooting in Boone County this year? How many have been shot? How many bullets have, by the grace of God, missed people in crowds? How many bullets have gone into innocent bystander’s homes?

    I am more afraid of being shot by stray bullets in Columbia than I am of COVID-19.

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