Police Investigating Shooting in Butler County

Police are currently investigating a shooting that took place in Butler County. Police say, dispatchers received a 911 call from a man Thursday evening, May 30, stating his friend had been shot and there was an individual shooting at a vehicle. When deputies arrived to the scene, they learned a driver of a Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck had been shot twice in the hip area. The shooting occurred near Double NN Highway. The victim was air lifted to a hospital in St. Louis for treatment. The identity of the victim has not been given at this time. Police say, cooperation in the investigation has been somewhat limited, but it is known that there was some sort of a meeting between the suspect and victim prior to the incident at another location. The shooting is still under investigation.

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