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Two teens killed, four injured after overnight shooting at a Boone County house party


Two teens were killed and four other teens are injured after a shooting at a vacant home in Boone County early Sunday morning.

The Boone County Sheriff's Office said they responded to the 2600 block of Oakbrook Drive at 12:47 a.m. to reports of shots being fired.

After investigating, deputies determined there was a party being held at the vacant home and believe there were dozens of people attending.

In a press release, the Boone County Sheriff's Office said an argument broke out between two groups. The altercation led to shots being fired.

Two teens, 16 and 17 years old were shot and killed.

Four teens between the ages of 16 and 19 years old were also shot. Deputies said their injuries are non-life threatening.

No suspects have been arrested at this time.

The Boone County Sheriff's Office said, "there is no new information from the investigation for release at this point," when ABC 17 News followed up with the Department at 6 p.m.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to contact the Boone County Sheriff's Office through Boone County Joint Communications by calling 573-442-6131 or 311.

Anyone who would like to remain anonymous can provide information anonymously ago Crime Stoppers at 573-875-TIPS.

ABC 17 News crews arrived at the 2600 block of East Oakbrook Drive around 2 a.m.

When crews arrived at the scene, they saw several Boone County Sheriff's Office units lined along the street and a large section of East Oakbrook tapped off with crime scene tape.

ABC 17 News Crews also saw deputies searching the tapped-off area and nearby homes along with multiple evidence markers.

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