About 8 minutes into my staff shift on Wednesday I got a phone call from my editor telling me I was going to Callaway County, MO for something dealing with the recent shootings. The University Hospital in Columbia had been on lock down for most of the day in connection to these shootings. I wasn't sure exactly what I was going to cover, so I threw everything I had into a bag, grabbed my camera, and ran downstairs to meet the reporter as he came by to pick me up.
In the car ride I found out we were just going to cover a press conference at the Callaway County Sheriff's Department concerning the shooting and a possible suspect. We barely got there in time and ran up to the conference and I immediately started photographing.