- Associated Press - Friday, March 7, 2014

ROLLA, Mo. (AP) - The Phelps County Sheriff’s Department says a 60-year-old man is jailed after a shooting death.

Authorities say 57-year-old Richard Finnell was found dead of a gunshot wound Thursday evening at a home just outside Rolla.

After the shooter ran into the woods, officers from Rolla police, the sheriff’s department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol conducted an air and ground search.

KYTV-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1ihmMei ) the suspect was caught about three hours later. He is jailed Friday on suspicion of first-degree murder.

Rolla police say up to 80 emergency responders were involved in the search.



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Information from: KYTV-TV, https://www.ky3.com

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