Benton County domestic disturbance ends in shooting, suicide

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BENTON COUNTY, Mo.– A domestic disturbance-turned shooting near Warsaw on Friday left one injured, one dead.

At about 5:00 p.m. on June 18, Benton County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to a domestic disturbance involving gunfire.

Heather Mathias, 50, had shot Charles McCormick the 3rd twice before taking her own life.

McCormick was flighted to a hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. His current condition is unknown.

A juvenile was also in the residence at the time of the shooting but was not involved and was unharmed.

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