Phelps County, Mo. -- (1/17/2018) Early Tuesday morning, the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department investigated a shooting incident that occurred on County Road 2080. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a male subject who had been shot.
During the initial investigation, three people were conveyed to the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department and later interviewed by law enforcement. The coroner was contacted and the victim was pronounced deceased on scene. An autopsy will be performed on Thursday.
A joint investigation by the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department, Phelps County Coroner and the Missouri State Highway Patrol into this death is on-going.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Boshoff at (573) 426-3860 or can remain anonymous by calling the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department Confidential Tip Line at (573) 426-2936.