Osage Co. Man Arrested After Firing Rifle, Standoff
OSAGE COUNTY - An Osage County man is behind bars after opening fire and a standoff with police inside his residence Sunday.
Louis Duncan of Osage County fired a rifle inside his residence near Country Road 207 just after 6 p.m. Sunday night. His wife, Kathy, called police after he opened fire inside the home. His wife, ten-year-old son, and her 22-year-old daughter made it out of the house unharmed.
According to Sheriff Michael Dixon, Duncan was extremely intoxicated at the time of the incident. Deputies and troopers requested additional assistance after talking to victims and other family members. Additional assistance came from the Maries and Gasconade County Sheriff Offices.
Officials made contact with Duncan with a cell phone call, and after negotiations, deputies took him into custody near his residence.
Duncan was charged Monday with second degree domestic assault, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a weapon. He is currently being held in the Osage County Jail without bond.