The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that occurred in the 100 block of SW Business 13 Highway early this morning. This according to a public safety crime alert sent by the University of Central Missouri Department of Public Safety.

In a press release Johnson County Sheriff Scott Munsterman says The Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call in the 100 block SW Business 13 Highway. The 911 caller stated that several rounds were discharged from a weapon outside the residence into the residence. The caller also stated a man in the residence had been shot.

Johnson County Deputies arrived on scene and learned the gunshot victim's wound had not penetrated the skin and the victim denied medical treatment. Detectives arrived on scene and began collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses.

Anyone with information that might be helpful in this investigation is asked to contact UCM Police at 660-543-4123, in person at 306 Broad Street, or by contacting the department anonymously through this website.

The Johnson County Sheriff says this is an ongoing investigation.

We'll update this story when more information becomes available.

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