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Two teens fatally shot and four injured at party in vacant Missouri home, authorities say

No suspects appeared to have been arrested in the deadly shooting early Monday.

Two teenagers were shot and killed and four others were injured when a shooting broke out at a party held in a vacant Missouri home, authorities said.

Deputies were called to the home in Columbia, about 125 miles east of Kansas City, early Sunday for reports of shots being fired, the Boone County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.

Two teens, ages 16 and 17, were fatally shot, they said. Four other teens ages 16 to 19 were shot with injuries believed to be non-life-threatening, the sheriff’s office said.

Authorities had received multiple calls reporting the shooting just before 1 a.m. local time, with callers indicating multiple people had been struck by gunfire, the sheriff's office said.

The shooting unfolded after a "verbal disturbance broke out between two opposing groups" at a party attended by dozens of people at the empty residence, authorities said. The verbal altercation escalated, and shots were fired.

No suspects appeared to have been arrested early Monday.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to contact the Boone County Sheriff’s Office through Boone County Joint Communications by calling 573-442-6131 or 311. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can provide information anonymously to CrimeStoppers at 573-875-TIPS, the sheriff's office said.