Taney County Sheriff’s Office investigates apparent murder-suicide

Published: Nov. 18, 2022 at 7:51 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 19, 2022 at 6:19 PM CST
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BRANSON, Mo. (KY3) - The Taney County Sheriff’s Office investigates an apparent murder-suicide.

Officers responded to a home near Rinehart Road Friday evening around 6 p.m. According to Taney County Sheriff Brad Daniels, when deputies arrived on the scene, they found a 53-year-old woman and a 56-year-old man dead. An investigation revealed the man and the woman had been involved in a domestic altercation, which ended with the man shooting the woman and then shooting himself. The sheriff has not revealed the identities.

According to a Facebook post from the Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks, around the same time of the shooting, staff at the Boys & Girls Club location were alerted by officials that shots were fired. The Boys & Girls Club location is about one mile from the shooting location.

Staff locked down the facility and took parents and kids to a shelter. According to the post, at 6:22 p.m., staff were given the all-clear from law enforcement.

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