Authorities have identified the victim of a central Missouri killing as a 34-year-old man.

The Callaway County Sheriff's Office says Lauro Garza-Perez of Columbia was found over the weekend in a business parking lot near the Boone County line after a report that shots were fired in the area. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that the death has been ruled a homicide.

Callaway County Sheriff Clay Chism says people fled the area before deputies arrived.

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