Man survives shooting attempt north of Columbia

A 46-year-old man reports he was shot at early Monday morning on Rocky Fork Drive north of Columbia.

A 46-year-old man avoided major injuries after being shot at early Monday morning in the 5500 block of Rocky Fork Drive in the Clearview subdivision north of Columbia.

Boone County sheriff's deputies report that the man was not hit by gunfire, but was taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

He told investigators a vehicle was involved in the shooting, and it may have been maroon in color. Several shell casings were found in the area.