Washington, MO

UPDATED: Villa Ridge Man Shot In Leg

UPDATED Wed. Apr 12.

VILLA RIDGE, MO. - Two people have been charged in Monday’s shooting.  Wednesday morning 26-year-old Miranda Everhart was formally charged with Assault 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action.  Bond has been set at $30,000 cash only.

The second person charged was 29-year-old John Hardcastle with Unlawful Use of a Weapon with bond set at $20,000.  Both are from Villa Ridge.

Tues. Apr. 11 - A 45 year old man from Villa Ridge is recovering this morning from a gunshot wound to his leg.

Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton says the man was shot during an altercation with three other individuals last night around 5:45 PM at a home in the 500 block of Highway M in Villa Ridge.

A 29-year-old man and 27-year-old woman were later located in possession of the weapon and taken into custody for Assault 1 and Armed Criminal Action.

The gunshot was not life threatening.  Names are being withheld pending further investigation.



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