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One dead after shooting in Callaway County

One dead after shooting in Callaway County

December 6th, 2012 in News


Benjamin T. Harris, Auxvasse, was shot and killed early Thursday after an argument started during a pool game at an Auxvasse bar. Callaway County authorities say another man claims he shot Harris in self defense during a confrontation after they left the bar.

Posted originally:

Callaway County authorities are investigating a shooting that occurred early this morning that left one person dead in Auxvasse.

A Callaway County Sheriff's Department report shows the incident occurred at 12:50 a.m. on South Main Street.

The victim, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses and a suspect were interviewed.

The suspect was released.

The investigation is continuing.