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One dead in Boone County shooting, homicide investigation underway

Boone County Deputies Responded to a shooting Tuesday night on the 5500 block of Pinehurst Lane. (Ashley Zavala/KRCG),

A man died Tuesday evening in a Boone County shooting, resulting in a homicide investigation.

Detective Tom O'Sullivan said 27-year-old Javonte Roy died from at least one gunshot wound sustained just before 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Law enforcement received a call at 4:55 p.m. in connection with reports of multiple shots heard on the 5500 block of Pinehurst Lane.

O'Sullivan said Roy was initially taken to a hospital with gunshot wounds as law enforcement spoke with witnesses.

Tuesday's crime scene spanned across two streets from the intersection of Pinehurst Lane and Godas Drive, on the edges of city and county limits on Columbia's east side.



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