1 woman killed, another wounded in Joplin shooting

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JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) _ Authorities have arrested a 54-year-old man at the scene of a deadly Joplin shooting.

The Joplin Globe reports that the shooting happened Wednesday afternoon. Police said 38-year-old Carissa L. Gerard was killed, and 38-year-old Kristina S. Thompson was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The male suspect is being held on suspicion of first-degree domestic assaulted and armed criminal action.
Information from: The Joplin (Mo.) Globe

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