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      Men charged in Jefferson City shooting incident

      Roy Dowdy is charged with second-degree burglary, resisting arrest, second-degree robbery, damage to the jail and attempting to escape from custody while under arrest, all of which are felonies.
      Three men are charged in connection to a shooting incident in Jefferson City Monday afternoon.Aaron Burns, Quintin Hickmon and Roy Dowdy face numerous felony charges after several shots were fired at about 12:45 p.m. Monday in the 1100-block of East Dunklin Street in Jefferson City.A 16-year-old juvenile was taken into custody for the unlawful use of a weapon and resisting arrest.Witnesses reported seeing four people involved in an altercation shooting at each other.A passing motorist called 9-1-1 and gave police a description of the suspect holding the handgun.The suspects then ran into a home in the 600-block of Chestnut Street.Officers searched the home and found Hickmon, 23, hiding under a staircase.Court documents reveal authorities found two firearms believed to be involved in the shooting in the same room Hickmon was hiding in.During the search officers said Dowdy, 21, climbed up a shelving unit and pulled down ceiling insulation trying to hide from them.Dowdy refused to come down and tried to fight officers off before he was eventually arrested.Court records show Aaron Burns was also arrested Monday.Burns was identified by a witness as being there when the shots were fired on East Dunklin Street according to the probable cause statement.Burns was later found but gave police a false identity, which police did not discover until later on.Burns admitted to being on East Dunklin Street during the shooting but wouldn't identify the shooter.When he was being transferred into a holding cell at the police department, Burns tried to fight the officer and had to be restrained, according to the PC statement.Burns is charged with second degree robbery, Possession Of Controlled Substance, Damage To Jail/Jail Property and Escape Or Attempted Escape From Custody.Dowdy also faces first-degree robbery and armed criminal action charges in connection with the robbery at BreakTime Sunday night.During the robbery, police said the victim was pumping gas when Dowdy opened the victim's car door and offered to sell him drugs.The victim declined and Dowdy got in the victim's car, pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded his property.Dowdy stole $35 and an iPhone but was later identified by the victim from surveillance video from the gas station.Dowdy is charged with second-degree burglary, resisting arrest, second-degree robbery, damage to the jail and attempting to escape from custody while under arrest, all of which are felonies.Quintin Hickmon of Jefferson City was charged with Burglary 2nd and Resisting arrest for his involvement in the weapons violation in the 1100 block of E. Dunklin Street and the subsequent search of a home in the 600 Block of Chestnut Street on June 24, 2013.