Suspect in deadly shooting in Benton County, Mo. arrested

BENTON COUNTY, Mo. -- The Benton County (Mo.) Sheriff's Office says a bail bondsman wanted for a deadly shooting Wednesday night is now in jail.

The sheriff says Travis Henderson, 45, was arrested Thursday night after a short standoff.

Dispatch received a call around 7:30 Wednesday night from 47 year old Khristy L. Clark. Clark told a dispatcher that Henderson was pointing a shotgun at her outside of a house near Ionia. Deputies arrived on scene and found Clark deceased from apparent gunshot wounds.

The sheriff's office says Henderson fled the scene in a pickup truck that was later recovered in a rural area east of Ionia.