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Authorities Investigate Shooting on Highway CC, south of Festus

(Jefferson County) Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 13000 block of Highway CC, south of Festus Thursday afternoon in reference to a possible shooting at an apartment.

Sheriff’s office spokesman Grant Bissell says the shooting was called in around 12:20pm.

That’s when things escalated according to Bissell.

The suspect is a 30-year-old man from De Soto. The victim is a 40-year-old man from High Ridge.

The name of the suspect has not been released pending formal chargers from the Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.

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