Police search for alleged gunman near Jefferson City school

At about 4 p.m. Monday, Jefferson City Police received a single 911 call about a man carrying a shotgun in the 2500 block of Twin Hills Road.

Officers responded to the scene and made contact with a juvenile who lives in that area, who stated that he saw a white male wearing a ski mask, shorts, a t-shirt, and sandals walking in a backyard. The alleged suspect was also carrying a shotgun.

Officers began looking for the suspect and contacting neighbors. No one, including neighbors and nearby residents, claims to have seen the suspect other than the juvenile. The juvenile was interviewed again by police, and the case is still under investigation by Jefferson City Police Detectives.

Based on information from the initial investigation, such as no witnesses or any other calls or leads about the incident, it is not believed that anyone was in danger at the time. However, anyone with information is asked to contact Jefferson City Police Detectives at 634-6400 or CrimeStoppers at 659-TIPS.