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McDonald County Sheriff Office Actively Looking For Shooting Suspect

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MCDONALD COUNTY, MISSOURI -

On 09-12-2017 the Sheriff’s Office was dispatched out to 1446 S. Tiger Road near Longview, Missouri in reference to a shooting. 

Upon deputies arrival they located the victim, Russell McClelland, who had been shot multiple times.  Freeman ambulance arrived and determined that the victim was deceased.  The Sheriff’s Office was working the crime scene at that point and continues to follow leads. 

The suspect, Wade Woods, 27 year old male is the person of interest and he was last seen driving the Dark blue over Gold Ford f150 crew cab pickup.  The pickup had a black angle iron ladder rack in the back.  The male was accompanied by a female in the pickup with him. 

Wood has warrants out for Possession of a controlled substance and Endangering the welfare of a child.  Warrant also now has been issued for 1st Degree Murder out of McDonald County for the shooting that occurred this morning. 

Wade Woods should be considered armed and dangerous and if he is spotted, please notify local law enforcement immediately.

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The shooting happened at 1446 S. Tiger Road near Longview, Missouri.  The investigation is ongoing, but we are looking for Wade Woods a 27 year old white male last seen driving a Dark blue over gold Ford F150 crew cab pickup with an angle iron ladder rack in the back.  The suspect is to be considered armed and dangerous.  He was possibly accompanied by a female subject (unknown information) on her at this time.  Suspect may still be in the McDonald or Newton County areas staying with friends.

This shooting happened at the victims house and his name has been withheld at this time until family has been notified.

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The color of the vehicle is dark blue over gold.

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At approximately 1010 hours McDonald County E911 received a call in reference to a possible shooting.  The initial details were that a male subject came into the house and shot the RP’s son several times.  Deputies are currently on scene investigating and the subject has been pronounced dead on the scene. 

We are currently looking for a Wade Woods from the Goodman, Missouri area driving a 1990’s model Ford Ford 150 Crew cab with a black in color Angle Iron ladder rack on it.  The suspect may have a female subject with him. 

Schools were put into lockdown mode for their safety as a precaution only.  There was no direct threat, but School officials sided on caution and went into a lockdown mode.

(Press Release from McDonald County Sheriff Office)

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