- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 2, 2016

LOCKWOOD, Mo. (AP) - A 20-year-old man is jailed on $500,000 bond after being accused of shooting and wounding two people at a southwestern Missouri screen-printing business where he had worked.

Dade County prosecutors have charged Caleb Eccher with seven felonies related to the gunfire Monday at Prairie Mountain Screening in Lockwood. The charges include two counts of first-degree assault and three counts of armed criminal action.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says in a court filing that Eccher told investigators he was shooting at a man he blamed for his losing his job at the business, and that he accidental wounded two people. Those victims, the company’s 64-year-old owner and a 28-year-old woman, are expected to survive.

Online court records do not show whether Eccher has an attorney.

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