SALINE COUNTY, Mo. – The three men taken into custody in connection with a shooting incident that occurred Sunday evening in Marshall, Mo., have been formally charged.
The Marshall Police Department arrested Vincent Barriere, 34, of Belton, Mo., Daniel Wallace, 28, of Marshall, Mo., and Marcus Lewis, 27, of Sedalia, Mo., on Monday evening, April 18, 2016. Their arrests came after police received reports of gunfire in the 1300 block of South Grant Avenue around 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 2016.
According to a probable cause statement, Lewis was driving with Barriere on Maplewood Circle when Barriere spotted Wallace and pulled what was believed to be a .380 Hi-Point on him from the back seat of the car. Wallace began to run away, but Barriere got out of the car and began chasing him.
Wallace fired shots at Barriere with a .45 Hi-Point three times, and Barriere shot back. Barriere then got back in the car and Lewis drove away from the area.
Lewis and Barriere then made a right turn onto College, an area where Wallace was still running. Barriere and Wallace then began shooting again upon seeing each other.
Barriere and Wallace have each been charged with one count of 1st degree assault, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a firearm. Lewis has been charged with one count of 1st degree assault.
Arrest warrants have been served against Wallace and Lewis. A cash only bond has been set for Wallace at $100,000, while Lewis’ bond is at $50,000, cash only.
An arraignment hearing for Wallace took place Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. in Saline County an arraignment hearing took place for Lewis Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. in Saline County. Both are due to appear in court next at 9:00 a.m. April 27, 2016, in Saline County.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Barriere, with a bond set at $100,000, cash only. According to a probable cause statement, Barriere has six prior Failure to Appear Suspensions, and has a history of assaulting and fleeing law enforcement.