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Worley Street shooting leads to an arrest

Jamar Burns was arrested for armed criminal action and 2 counts of first degree assault

Columbia Police have made an arrest in the July 5th shooting on West Worley Street that injured two women.

Police say 23-year-old Jamar Burns was taken to the Boone County Jail Saturday for armed criminal action and 2 counts of first degree assault.

Detectives first arrested Burns Friday morning for marijuana and a handgun.

On July 5th, officers were called to the 300 block of West Worley for multiple shots fired.

When they arrived, police found a 26-year-old female victim with a gunshot wound. She was transported to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

A second victim, a 17-year-old female, was grazed by a bullet. She did not require medical attention.

Burns faces charges of trespassing, possession of less than 35 grams of marijuana, felony possession of a controlled substance, and unlawful possession of a concealed weapon.

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