Police arrest one in connection to shots fired call in north Columbia

2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago Saturday, November 16 2019 Nov 16, 2019 Saturday, November 16, 2019 4:41:00 PM CST November 16, 2019 in News
By: Emily Wolf, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and Cory Johnson, KOMU 8 Reporter
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COLUMBIA — Police arrested one person after a report of shots fired on Quail Drive Saturday afternoon.

Earl Tramail Bland, 27, of Columbia was arrested on suspicion of unlawful use of a weapon and felony possession of marijuana.

At around 3:15 p.m., officers responded to the 2600 block of Quail Drive. When they arrived, officers determined there was a domestic disturbance. Public information officer Jeff Pitts said one shot was fired unintentionally by Bland.

Sgt. Bruce Houston said no one was injured and there was no property damage, and an ambulance was on scene for an unrelated reason.

Houston said officers had earlier detained two people, but both were released.

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