COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A 19-year-old Columbia man was shot and killed while he was in a parked vehicle, the Boone County Sheriff’s Office said.
Sheriff’s Capt. Brian Leer said officers responded to multiple reports of gunshots between midnight and 1 a.m. While they were investigating damage to a home, witnesses said someone had been shot and taken to a hospital in a private vehicle, The Columbia Missourian reported.
Investigators determined the victim, Dennis C. Darks, was sitting in a parked car when he was shot. He was declared dead at the hospital.
The investigation continues and no arrests had been made by Friday afternoon.