UPDATED 12:07 P.M.
Union, Mo - Early Wednesday morning at 12:48 a.m., Union Police officers responded to the area of Union’s main park after receiving a report of shots fired.
According to Union Police Chief Norman Brune, an individual who witnessed the shooting told officers that the vehicles involved were a truck and a car that headed east on Park Street.
A few minutes later, a 911 call came in from a person who said they had crashed on Highway 50 near Highway UU, west of Union.
When Union Police officers arrived they located the victim, along with four males.
The two suspects had already fled the scene.
According to the victims, they were trying to buy marijuana; however the two suspects thought they were trying to steal the bag of marijuana, which led to the early morning shooting.