Downtown Columbia shooting suspect faces federal gun charge
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
A downtown Columbia shooting suspect is now facing a federal charge of felon in possession of a firearm.
Christopher Michael Sledd is charged with assault, unlawful use of a firearm, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a firearm in Boone County after a Nov. 6 shooting.
According to a probable cause statement , a bouncer said Sledd was mad because he couldn't get into The Gold Bar Club and then Sledd came back later and tried to come inside before pulling a gun out of his pocket and firing it into the air.
Sledd is being held without bond in the Boone County Jail. According to online documents, Sledd is considered a flight risk and a danger to the community.
Sledd has a preliminary hearing in Boone County on next Monday.
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