Columbia teen fatally shot in Boone County subdivision

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting death of a teenager just southwest of Columbia.

Calls started coming in Monday night, just before 8 p.m., reporting multiple gunshots in the Georgetown Subdivision.  A short time later someone called reporting a possible gunshot victim in a driveway on W. Millbrook Drive. 

The victim, 19-year-old Jakob Cole of Columbia, was transported to a local hospital where he later died.  Investigators say Cole had been shot multiple times.

The investigation continues.  If you have information, you’re asked to contact the Boone County Sheriff’s Office or CrimeStoppers at 573-875-TIPS.