Shooting in Columbia kills 2 and injures 3

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COLUMBIA, Mo. – An 11-year-old girl and 38-year-old woman died and three other people were injured in a weekend shooting in Columbia, Missouri, police said.

Columbia Police Chief Geoff Jones said the shooting happened around 12:15 a.m. Sunday in a neighborhood where people were lighting off fireworks.

Police did not immediately release details of what led to the shooting.

Jones said two people fired gunshots during the incident and one person was arrested. It wasn’t immediately clear why the other person who fired shots wasn’t arrested Sunday.

The three people who were injured in the shooting received non-life-threatening injuries.

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