SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A Springfield man is facing several felony charges after assaulting a woman and shooting a person, according to court documents.
Elijah Ballard, 24, is facing three counts of third-degree domestic assault, first-degree assault, second-degree domestic assault and armed criminal action.
According to the probable cause statement, Ballard started choking a female he knew after getting into an argument with her.
Though she was able to break free by biting his arm, she was thrown against a wall. She was also thrown against a dresser and onto the floor next to the bed.
Police say the injuries from the victim are consistent with her story.
Ballard later fled the home and got into a shooting near Farm Road 123 and Farm Road 146.
One man was shot and was taken to a local hospital.