Date: September 10, 2017
MEDIA RELEASE IN RESPONSE TO LOCAL MEDIA INQURIES RECEIVED ON 09/10/2017 – DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE / SHOOTING INVESTIGATION
On Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 11:32 AM, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 3200 block of State Road AA near Holts Summit for a domestic disturbance in progress in which a male subject had been shot.
Upon the arrival of deputies, the male shooting victim, a 31 year old male from Kansas City, MO, was found to have a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The male subject was treated and released at the scene by Callaway County EMS personnel.
Deputies made contact with several subjects at the scene, including the shooter, who had remained awaiting deputy arrival. All subjects, including the shooter, were cooperative with the investigation and at this time, the shooting is being investigated as a possible self-defense incident.
The investigation is ongoing. At the conclusion of the investigation, all investigative reports will be forwarded to the Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney for their review and final consideration.
Callaway County EMS, Holts Summit Fire Protection District, and New Bloomfield Fire Department personnel responded to assist with patient care.
** The investigation is ongoing. NO FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED AT THIS TIME **
End of press release.
** All suspects are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law **