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Formal charges were filed against a Jefferson City man after a shooting early Monday morning in the Capital City.

Amadeo Williams, 30, is charged with unlawful use of a weapon, first-degree property damage, fourth-degree domestic assault, third-degree kidnapping and possession of a controlled substance.

A Jefferson City Police Department probable cause statement said officers went to the 1000 block of Elizabeth Street for a report of a man shooting at a car. When officers got on the scene, they found a vehicle parked in the street with numerous bullet holes.

A woman reportedly told officers her boyfriend, Williams, was the one who shot her vehicle and claimed he had threatened her periodically and also allegedly threatened to "shoot up her car" over their relationship.

Prior to the victim calling 911, Williams and the woman reportedly argued outside her apartment and he blocked her from getting down the stairs to get away from him. He also allegedly took her cellphone so she couldn't call for help.

The woman began yelling for help, and a family member came outside and got her away from Williams. However, he followed them to the woman's apartment, put his foot in the front door and forced it open to continue arguing with the woman.

Williams eventually left and it was a short time later that gunshots were heard. The woman told police she believed Williams was headed to an address on Broadway Street.

Officers went to that area and saw a suspicious vehicle which they eventually stopped and found Williams inside. He refused to give officers an identification. The woman was able to identify him, though, and Williams was taken into custody. He refused to give a statement to officers after his arrest.

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