ROGERSVILLE, Mo. – A Rogersville man accused of the fatal shooting of his daughter’s boyfriend was arraigned in Webster County Circuit Court Tuesday(April 11, 2017) and is to be back in court next week for a hearing on whether to reduce his $750,000 bond.

Court documents in the case state that Berton Folsom, 38, shot William C. Meyer, 26, in the head at Folsom’s home on Cherry Street in Rogersville on Sunday. He is charged with first-degree murder.

Read the charges and probable cause statement here:

A probable cause statement states that Folsom and Meyer had been drinking before the shooting. Meyer and Folsom’s daughter, Amanda Lowry, had been arguing, the report said after Meyer told admitted to Lowry that he had cheated on her.

While trying to jump start Meyer’s vehicle, Folsom and Meyer continued to argue until Folsom went into his home and returned with a weapon. He shot Meyer in the head, according to the probable cause statement.

Children witnessed the shooting, the document states.

Folsom left the scene of the shooting and was arrested in Seymour. He remains in the Webster County Jail in lieu of bond. He is to return to court on April 18.