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2 arrested in death in Columbia before MU game

By AP/St. Louis Public Radio

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Two men have been arrested in the shooting death of a man who was in Columbia to watch the Missouri-Oklahoma football game.

The victim, Aaron Hobson, was a cousin of Missouri football player Trey Hobson.

Columbia police say Aaron Hobson was shot Saturday during a robbery attempt at a convenience store.

Three suspects have been arrested and police are looking for two other suspects.

Police said in a news release that 27-year-old Tony L. Lewis, of Boonville; 19-year-old Leo D. Roland, of Columbia; and 20-year-old Deshon Joseph Houston, of Columbia, have been charged with second-degree murder and first-degree robbery. Bond for Lewis and Roland was set at $1 million each. Bond for Houston was not set Monday.

Hobson graduated from Wichita Heights High School and most recently had lived in the Kansas City suburb of Mission.


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