SW Missouri man shot during domestic dispute

PINEVILLE, Mo. (AP) — McDonald County authorities say one man was killed and another man wounded when a woman tried to retrieve her possessions from her ex-boyfriend's home.

Sheriff Robert Evenson says 34-year-old John Bevill II died after being shot Friday at his home in southeastern McDonald County. A second man, 22-year-old Kendrick Long, of Rogers, Ark., was shot in the arm.

Investigators say the men were shot when Bevill's ex-girlfriend and her current boyfriend went to Evenson's home to collect her belongings.

The woman's current boyfriend, 31-year-old Brian J. Clapper, is jailed on second-degree murder and other charges.

The Joplin Globe reports (http://bit.ly/qwLVoj) that Clapper told investigators he shot the two men because Bevill grabbed the woman and wouldn't let her go.

Online court records do not indicate if Clapper has an attorney.


Information from: The Joplin Globe, http://www.joplinglobe.com

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