One in serious condition, two arrested after Sunday shooting

4 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Sunday, July 26 2015 Jul 26, 2015 Sunday, July 26, 2015 3:28:00 PM CDT July 26, 2015 in News
By: Austin Hough, KOMU 8 News Digital Producer

COLE COUNTY- A person was shot in the 3700 block of of Randall Drive in Cole County Sunday, according to the Cole County Sheriff's Department.

Sheriff Greg White said the victim sustained gunshot wounds to the chest. The victim was rushed to University Hospital, and was in serious condition Monday, following surgery.

The sheriff's office said it arrested Kevin White and Sarah Rujawitz in connection to the shooting. The sheriff's office said White was arrested for first degree assault, armed criminal action, receiving stolen property and possession of marijuana. Authorities said Rujawitz was arrested for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. 

Although the sheriff's office referred to the victim as a 'he', authorities would not confirm the gender of the victim Monday.

The Sheriff's Department said no further information would be released until a press conference on Monday. 

[Editor's note: This story has been updated to include updated information and correct sourcing and formatting.]

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