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Search is On for Iron County Murder Suspect

(Vulcan) The Iron County Sheriff’s Department and Missouri State Highway Patrol are searching for a murder suspect.

A news release from Sheriff Roger Medley says deputies were call just after 1 o’clock early this morning for a shooting at a residence in Vulcan.

When deputies arrived, they found a deceased individual identified as 30-year-old William “Billy” Shy.

Witnesses told investigators that Shy was shot and killed by 21-year-old McCoy Kelley of Annapolis when Shy opened his door.

Iron County Coroner Tim Harbison is having an autopsy done this week.

Warrants have been issued for Kelley for the criminal charges of first degree murder and armed criminal action.

The news release says Kelley is considered armed and dangerous and you should not approach him.

If you do know of McCoy Kelley’s whereabouts, call the Iron County Sheriff’s Department or 911.

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