Breaking News – Shooting in Wellington

| June 27, 2012
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Police have a home at 711 Highway 13 taped off. A KMZU Listener reported a fatal shooting Wednesday afternoon.

A KMZU listener reported a shooting in Wellington Wednesday afternoon. According to the listener a woman allegedly shot and killed her father.

KMZU’s Kristie Cross arrived on scene at 711 Highway 131 shortly before three o’clock and reported that deputies have a home taped off.

In a press release, issued by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s office, at 12:12 Wednesday afternoon, they responded to the scene and discovered the body of a 60-year-old male inside the home, dead from an apparent gunshot wound. A 38-year-old female was taken into custody. Both the man and woman are reportedly residents of the home.

The deceased’s identity will be released once next-of-kin has been notified. The suspect’s identity will be released once charges have been filed.

The home is located right across from the high school in Wellington.

KMZU will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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Mike is the Monday evening anchor and also sits in for news staff periodically. He is also the station's Production Director. He has been with KMZU since April of 2009. He learned his craft over the years at various radio stations in Missouri before making a home for himself at KMZU. If you wish to contact Mr. Stone please send emails to or