Phelps County deputies arrest man in shooting outside ranch

Courtesy: Phelps County Sheriff's Department

ROLLA, Mo. -- Deputies arrested one man for a shooting outside a Phelps County, Mo. ranch.

The shooting happened Monday evening around 7 p.m. Deputies responded to the Cedar Ridge Ranch off of State Route K. Deputies found The victim, Ross M. Mackey, 52, of Beulah, Mo. suffered a gunshot wound to his abdomen. Emergency crews first transported him to the Phelps County Medical Center in Rolla. They then flew him to the University of Missouri-Columbia Medical Center.

Deputies arrested David A. Gates, 54, of Beulah. He lives on the ranch's property. He faces a charge of first-degree armed criminal action.