Police continue search for suspect after man shot at Farmington - KMOV.com

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

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By Brendan Marks By Brendan Marks
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. By Brendan Marks 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. By Brendan Marks

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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