Police continue search for suspect after man shot at Farmington flea market

Police continue search for suspect after man shot at Farmington flea market

Police continue search for suspect after man shot at Farmington flea market

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by Associated Press

KMOV.com

Posted on November 14, 2012 at 3:57 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 14 at 6:36 PM

FARMINGTON, Mo.—Police are searching for a suspect after a man was shot at an eastern Missouri flea market.

The shooting happened Tuesday in the 4100 block of Highway 221 near Farmington.

A fight reportedly broke out and a 39-year-old Farmington resident was shot in the upper back with a shotgun. He was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital, where he was treated and reased.

Police said 52-year-old Mark Martin was arrested at the scene on an outstanding warrant for possession of a controlled substance. He has since posted bond and has been released.

A 37-year-old resident of Farmington was also taken into custody, but he was questioned and released.

A 59-year-old Farmington man is still being sought in connection with the shooting.

A motive for the shooting wasn’t immediately known.

 

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