1st Degree Assault charges have been filed against 31-year-old Benjamin Baker, the owner of the home at 1601 South Grand in Joplin where police responded to a shooting shortly before 8 p.m. Friday night. The victim, 29-year-old Justin Myers of Pineville was shot once. He's now recovering at a Joplin hospital. Lieutenant Brian Lewis tells News Talk KZRG what happened.
"It was a disturbance between the two individuals that ended up with our victim being shot."
The Jasper County Prosecuting Attorney's office is reviewing the case.