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Early Morning Shots Fired in Columbia

Columbia Police responded to the area of the 900 block of East Business Loop 70 just after midnight after officers heard the sound of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers observed a male in the parking lot of the Plush Lounge, shooting a firearm into a bush from a parked vehicle. The suspect was taken into custody and identified as 27-year old Kendell Damar Harris, of Columbia. During the investigation, officers located damage to an unoccupied residence that is under construction. No injuries were reported. Harris was arrested for armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon. He was taken to the Boone County Jail.

Columbia Police are asking for your help. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.

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