Police Investigating Shooting Outside Columbia Cracker Barrell
Columbia Police responded to the Cracker Barrell Restaurant along Interstate 70 at 3300 Clark Lane in Columbia after a report of shots fired outside the restaurant on Saturday evening just before 8:00 PM CDT.
Police found evidence of a shooting, but no suspects or victims. During the investigation, police found an adult male victim in a residential area, the 4500 block of Rice Road, a short distance from the restaurant. Officers and the Boone Country Sheriff's Office provided aid to the victim until EMS arrived. The victim was then taken to the hospital and his condition is unknown.
No suspect information is being released by the Columbia Police Department at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.
Columbia Police is asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact them at 573-874-7652. To report a tip without including your name or contact information, call CrimeStoppers at 573-875-TIPS (8477). A tip that leads to an arrest or helps solve a felony crime could result in a cash reward.