Columbia Man Charged With Shooting Two People

A Columbia man is now charged in connection with shooting 2 people on Sunday.

According to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office they were dispatched to the 5700 block of St. Charles Road for a suspicious person, and when they arrived they found 34 year old Micheal C. Stapleton in possession of a handgun.

Police say Stapleton had used the handgun and shot 2 people in a parking lot.

One man remains in the hospital with serious injures, the second man was treated for a gunshot injury and released.

Stapleton was arrested last (Monday) night and is charged with Armed Criminal Action and a Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

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