Taney County Sheriff’s Office investigates apparent murder-suicide
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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