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Two people shot near Ellis-Porter Park in Jefferson City



The Jefferson City Police Department says two people were shot and two others were found injured after a shooting at Ellis-Porter Park early Sunday morning.

Reports say Jefferson City Communications received multiple 911 calls reporting a weapons offense near the Ellis Porter Park located at 300 Ellis
Porter Drive.

Upon arrival, JCPD officers found two people shot and two others suffering from broken limbs.

Officers also found multiple shell casings consistent with multiple guns being fired.

All four victims were transported to hospitals. No arrests have been made.

Reports say the pavilion at Ellis-Porter Park was rented earlier in the evening by students from several colleges. The event was scheduled to end hours before the shooting however, several hundred people attended the
event and were in the park at the time of the shooting.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information is urged to contact the Jefferson City Police Department at (573)634-6400), Crimestoppers 659-TIPS (659-8477) or at

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