Two males are being sought in a string of thefts and shootings in Randolph County Sunday night. According to police reports, a black and white male were seen leaving a WalMart parking lot in a stolen vehicle. The two are believed to have abandoned the get-away car at Jefferson and Morley in Moberly.
A short time later, Randolph County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene of a vehicle fire. Authorities attempted to contact the owner at which time they found a 92-year-old, unidentified person deceased. The death is being investigated as suspicious and no further details are available at this time. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.
Shortly after responding to the fire, officers were called to an accident on County Road 2515. A few minutes later, deputies were called to Route D in reference to two subjects being shot. Both individuals were transported to an area hospital. Their conditions are not known.
Meanwhile, officers were dispatched to a residence on Route BB in which a woman reported that she had been assaulted and her vehicle had been stolen. The vehicle is a white, Saturn Vue, with license plate number: FA6-T3E.
The Randolph County Sheriff’s Department was then called at about 9:00 p.m. to a home in Higbee in which several guns had been stolen.
Anyone seeing or knowing the two suspects or their whereabouts is being asked to contact their local law enforcement. People are being cautioned not to approach the two as they are considered armed and dangerous. A reward of up to one-thousand dollars is being offered for information leading to the identification of the two men and their location.
Authorities are still looking for the white Saturn Vue. Anyone who see’s this vehicle are being asked to contact their local law enforcement agency
KMZU News will continue to follow this story and will update you as more information is released.
Press Release from the Moberly Police Department
On Sunday, March 31, 2013, Moberly Police were called to Wal-Mart in reference to a shoplifting. Two subjects, a white male and a black male were seen stealing items from the store. The subjects got into a vehicle, that had been reported stolen from Macon, Mo. The vehicle was seen leaving Wal-Mart with the suspects was located at Jefferson and Morley and turned over to Macon Police Department.
Shortly after the vehicle was found, Randolph County Sheriff’s Department was called to the scene of a fire in which a vehicle had been set on fire. Five minutes later, Randolph Co got a call of a vehicle accident on County Road 2515. Ten minutes later, Randolph Co was called to Rt D in regards to two subjects being shot. Both subjects were transported to the hospital for treatment. The condition of these two subjects is unknown at this time.
A truck owned by one of the victims of the shooting was stolen and later wrecked. Randolph Co was later called to a residence on Rt BB in which a woman was assaulted and her vehicle stolen. The vehicle is a white, Saturn Vue, with license FA6T3E.
Around 9PM, Randolph County Sheriff’s Department was called to a residence in Higbee in which several guns were stolen.
Around midnight, Moberly Police attempted contact with the owner of the vehicle which had been burned in the county and found the 92 year old victim deceased. At this time, the death is being investigated as suspicious and no further details are available at this time. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.
Anyone seeing or knowing who the two subjects in the surveillance video are, is asked to contact their local law enforcement to report the location of these two subjects. Law Enforcement cautions people not to approach the two subjects as they are considered armed and dangerous. A reward of up to $1000.00 is being offered for information leading to the identification of the two in the photograph and their location. Law Enforcement is still looking for the white Saturn Vue, with Missouri license FA6T3E and anyone seeing the vehicle, to contact their local law enforcement.
As the investigation progresses, further information will be released at a later time.