Homeowner says he shot Franklin County man in self-defense

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ROBERTSVILLE, MO (KTVI)-The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the shooting death of a man in Robertsville, MO. Around 9:20pm Thursday, deputies responded to a home in the 1000 block of Osage Parkway where the homeowner told police that he had shot the man, whom he knew. The victim, identified only as a 60-year-old man, was located just inside the front door of the home.

The homeowner told police that he and the victim had been in a prior argument. He claimed that the man had entered his home with a weapon and that he shot the victim in self defense. A weapon was recovered at the scene.

No charges have been filed as of this posting.