- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 14, 2017

CARTHAGE, Mo. (AP) - A Springfield man is charged in a shooting that left one Carthage man dead and another injured.

Thirty-year-old Lafayette Starr was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder, first-degree assault and armed criminal action after the shooting Tuesday in Sarcoxie.

The Joplin Globe reports (https://bit.ly/2rw9BjS ) Starr was arrested by Springfield police and transferred early Wednesday to Jasper County, where he is being held on a cash-only $2 million bond.

Sarcoxie police say the Starr and the two victims knew each other.

Police found 22-year-old Tayler Andersen dead and 21-year-old Gage Williams suffering from a gunshot wound early Tuesday in Sarcoxie.

It wasn’t immediately clear if Starr had an attorney.


Information from: The Joplin (Mo.) Globe, https://www.joplinglobe.com

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