Authorities search for two suspects after shots fired

Boone County Sheriff's deputies are searching for two suspects near Roby Farm Road.

Two suspects evaded Boone County Sheriff's deputies near Roby Farm Road Tuesday night.

Officials said the suspects were on the loose in a highly wooded area.

Authorities received reports of several people shooting out of a car in the 900-block of Route J at about 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Deputies caught up to the vehicle in the area of Route J and Highway 40. However, the driver didn't stop and led police on a chasesouthbound on Route J and Route O.

The vehicle turned onto Roby Farm Road and drove down a long private drive before stopping.

Marland Lane, 22, and Jamil Edwards, 21, were immediately taken into custody, but two others ran into the woods.

Missouri State Highway Patrol personnel and the sheriff's deputies used a K-9 unit in an attempt to find the two. Authorities recovered stolen property, including a firearm in the vehicle.

At this time, the identities of the two suspects on the loose are not being released.

Lane was arrested for three felonies: receiving stolen property, resisting arrest, unlawful use of a weapon and several outstanding traffic warrants.

Edwards was arrested for the felony of receiving stolen property and a misdemeanor of possession of drug paraphernalia.