PIEDMONT, MO (KTVI) -Police arrested a man for allegedly shooting two men and beating his pregnant wife.
This happened in Piedmont, Missouri about 2 hours south of St. Louis.
Police say it started as a domestic situation. Jonathan C Elliott is accused of beating his wife in the face and shooting the two men who tried to step in and intervene. The injuries appear to be non-life threatening.
Elliott was arrested in St. Francois County after stealing a car. He stole his getaway car after ditching a car he borrowed from McDonald’s co-worker.
Friends of the victims are praying for their recovery. They are expected to survive although there is no word on what effect the assault had on the pregnancy.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is heading up this investigation.