Authorities Seek Gunman who Shot SE Mo. Couple

5 years 10 months 1 week ago Friday, February 01 2013 Feb 1, 2013 Friday, February 01, 2013 8:47:24 AM CST February 01, 2013 in News
By: Associated Press

ROMBAUER, Mo. (AP) - Authorities in southeast Missouri are searching for a gunman who broke into a rural home and shot a husband and wife, then drove away with their truck.

KFVS-TV reports that the shooting happened around 3 a.m. Friday in rural Butler County, near Rombauer.

Authorities say the suspect broke into the home, held the couple at gunpoint, then shot both after a struggle. The victims were flown to a hospital. Their names and details about their condition have not been released.

Butler County authorities say the suspect stole the couple's truck, a red 1998 Dodge Dakota, and may be driving it. He is considered dangerous and is likely armed.

 

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