Springfield Man Charged in North Johnson Avenue Shooting


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A 31-year-old Springfield man has been charged with first-degree assault and unlawful possession of a firearm in connection with the shooting on Feb. 21 of another man at a home on North Johnson Avenue.

Keeton H. Waring is accused of shooting Jamie Carroll, 45, after he accused Carroll and others in the home of taking his cell phone, according to a probable cause statement filed in the case.

Court documents state that Waring fled the scene before officers arrived but was identified by others in the home.

Carroll was taken to a local hospital where he was listed in critical condition with life-threatening injuries, including a gunshot to the midsection, the documents state.

Waring is being held without bond in the Greene County Jail. He was arraigned today (3/1/19) and is to return to court for a criminal setting on April 10.

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