Incident

11-17-2019 Missouri Baring 1-1

Location

November 17, 2019

CR 15 and Deerfield Ave
Baring, Missouri
Geolocation: 40.2531, -92.1976

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Richard Andrew Howe
  • Age: 17
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Donald Howe
  • Age: 75
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Hunting accident

Notes

The coroner said it appears the elder Howe mistook his grandson for a deer and fatally shot Andrew - who was not wearing blaze orange - in the head.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 6
State Senate District: 18
State House District: 4