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Lee’s Summit Shooting Suspect Charged Class A...
Lee’s Summit Shooting Suspect Charged Class A Felony
Nov. 19, 2012
Ronald L. Hall
By Linda Ahern
November 18, Ronald L. Hall, (67 w/m dob: 11/16/47),
Lee’s Summit resident committed the class A felony of
assault in the first degree in violation of
Section 565.050, RSMo and the felony of armed
criminal action in violation of Section 571.015, RSMo,*
according to court documents.
According to the Statement of Probable Cause, officers were called to the scene on a report that shots had been fired. The victim had been shot in the face and lay on his back in the front yard.
The suspect was inside the residence with a two month old infant.
A witness stated that on that day, he and some friends were watching the football game together and drinking alcohol. The witness stated that Hall had been drinking that whole day. Insults had been traded between the victim and Hall.
According to the Statement of Probable Cause, the witness heard the shot and saw the victim fall to the ground. The witness confronted Hall inside the house and took the gun.
According to the Statement of Probable Cause, city blocks were evacuated when the suspect refused to exit the residence. Several hours later, the Lee’s Summit Emergency Service Squad and the Lee’s Summit EOD Unit entered the residence and located the infant. Infant was transported to an area hospital.
Hall was taken into custody by the Emergency Service Squad.
According to the Statement of Probable Cause, the victim suffered a stroke after being shot and will likely have permanent brain damage and physical handicaps.
Jackson County Prosecutor today has requested a bond of $200,000 cash.
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.
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