BOONE COUNTY, Mo. – Prosecutors filed charges for a Columbia, Mo. man who fired multiple shots into a multi-resident living area on November 25.
Deputies say a male subject, 39, was seen fleeing after he allegedly fired multiple rounds into a living space after he threatened a resident.
Police say probable cause was developed to identify the suspect as Nicholas Dean Brunda.
Brunda was subsequently arrested on the following charges:
- Assault 1st Degree or Attempt – RSMo 656.050
- Unlawful Use of Weapon – RSMo 571.030
- Armed Criminal Action – RSMo 571.015
- Assault – 4th Degree – RSMo 565.056
At around 6:00 P.M. later that day, Deputies witnessed Brunda driving and placed him under arrest.
Officers say they located an altered short-barrelled shotgun and he was charged once again with:
- Unlawful Possession of a Firearm – RSMo 571.070
- Unlawful Possession, Transport, Manufacture Repair or Sale of Certain Weapons – RSMo
The Boone County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office filed charges and a warrant was issued for Brunda on 11/26/2022 with no bond allowed.
The media release indicates no one was injured in this incident.
Deputies say that Brunda is currently being held in the Boone County Jail.
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