COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
Columbia police say a 15-year-old was detained after suspected involvement in a Monday night homicide at Cosmo Park.
Officers responded to the park around 6 p.m. for a shooting and found 19-year-old Jermaine Spain dead and another person with gunshot wounds who was treated at the scene.
Authorities said Monday night multiple shell casings were found at the scene.
A release from the police department said the teenager was detained on suspicion of second-degree murder, armed criminal action and delivery of a controlled substance. The release did not say where or when police detained the teen.
Police say the teen was in juvenile authorities' custody as of Tuesday afternoon.
The shooting is under investigation, the release said. Police did not release the name of the teenager.
Anyone with information is asked to call contact the Columbia Police Department at 573-874-7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573-875-TIPS.