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Man arrested in Joplin shooting that killed 1 woman, wounded another


JOPLIN, Missouri — 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, http://www.joplinglobe.com

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