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Boone County Sheriff’s Dept. investigating an accidental shooting in east Columbia

The Boone County Sheriff's Department is investigating a reported accidental shooting in the 700 block of Demaret Dr. on July 23, 2021.
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The Boone County Sheriff's Department is investigating a reported accidental shooting in the 700 block of Demaret Dr. on July 23, 2021.

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)

The Boone County Sheriff's Department is investigating a reported accidental shooting

Deputies responded to a report of shots fired in the 700 block of Demaret Dr. just after 5 p.m. Friday.

Boone County Joint Communications received a report the person had been shot at a residence.

Deputies reported the 32-year-old male has a gunshot wound to his leg.

The man was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Officials report his wound is not believed to be life-threatening.

While the victim reported the shooting as accidental, the incident remains under investigation.

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Karl Wehmhoener

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  1. Does the Sheriffs department investigate accidental injury with other dangerous tools? Chainsaws for example? No, they do not. But guns are evil, and can leap out and harm people without being touched, so they MUST be investigated.

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