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Deputies: Man killed in Saturday afternoon shooting on Wagon Trail Road


The Boone County Sheriff's Department said a man was shot dead after a disturbance in north Columbia Saturday afternoon.

Deputies said 27-year-old Allen Joseph Heywood was killed after a shooting around 1 p.m. at a residence in the 6700 block of North Wagon Trail Road.

The sheriff's department said Heywood was found dead at the residence.

A release from the sheriff's department said the person who shot Heywood was identified at the scene but was not arrested.

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Deputies said, "there is no reason to believe there are any outstanding suspects who may be a threat to the community."

The release didn't say if any other people were hurt in the shooting.

An ABC 17 News crew said a state trooper also responded to the scene.

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Matt Ragsdale

Matt Ragsdale is a broadcast and digital producer at ABC 17 News.


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