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Callaway County Prosecutor charges 16 year old with multiple felony charges after disturbance with firearm

Date:  February 1, 2019

CALLAWAY COUNTY PROSECUTOR CHARGES 16 YEAR OLD (COURT CERTIFIED AS AN ADULT) AFTER SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATION OF JUNE, 2018, SHOOTING INCIDENT NEAR HOLTS SUMMIT

Arrested person information:

Devin Schrimpf, 16, of Holts Summit

Narrative:

On January 31, 2019, Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney Christopher Wilson charged Devin Schrimpf, 16, of Holts Summit with the felony offenses of Armed Criminal Action, Attempted Robbery 1st, and Burglary 1st.  Schrimpf was arrested by Callaway County Sheriff’s Office investigators on January 31, 2019 and remains incarcerated in the Callaway County Jail pending a *court set* bond of $75,000.00.

The aforementioned charges are the result of a shooting investigation conducted by the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office on June 27, 2018 at the Evergreen apartment complex just outside of Holts Summit.  On that date, Callaway County deputies, aided by Holts Summit Police Department officers, responded to the apartment complex for a reported disturbance in which shots had been fired.  Upon the arrival of law enforcement officers, the suspect(s) had fled the scene. 

During an extensive follow-up investigation conducted by the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office, Schrimpf was identified as a suspect.  On January 31, 2019, Schrimpf was certified as an adult by the Court.

The investigation is ongoing and further arrests and/or charges are possible.

NO FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED AT THIS TIME.

End of media release.

** All suspects are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law **