Friday, July 29, 2016
MO: Fatal Shooting Determined to be Self Defense
Charleston Department of Public Safety officers responded to a report of a person shot at 307 Naomi St., where they found Christopher Flannigan, 28, of Charleston dead from what appeared to be a gunshot wound, according to a news release from Charleston DPS director Bob Hearnes.
The suspected shooter was at the scene and was taken into custody, Hearnes wrote. Charleston police investigated the homicide with Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers and have determined the evidence shows the shooter acted in self-defense, according to the release.