Warsaw, Mo. -- (1/15/2018) On Friday evening, Benton County Central Dispatch was notified of a possible shooting victim at a mobile home park located just outside of the city limits of Lincoln.
Deputies arrived on scene to find 27-year-old Caleb Shephard with an apparent gunshot wound to the abdomen. Shephard was located at a residence occupied by 21-year-old William Heffernan.
Shephard later died while being transported for further medical care.
After an initial investigation, Heffernan was arrested for the shooting and death of Shephard and was charged with 2nd degree murder, armed criminal action and tampering with evidence.
A cash bond of $100,000 has been set.
The investigation is ongoing.
(Edited Media Release)