Jasper County Sheriff's Office is assisting with a shooting in Sarcoxie, Sunday night. According to sheriff's media release deputies were called around 10:30p.m. about a man being shot.
When authorities arrived the 38 year old man said he heard noises coming from his chicken coop. When he went to check it out he was shot in the arm by an unknown person.
The man was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. During the investigation a handgun was found near the location of the shooting.
The Jasper County Sheriff's Office is assisting the Sarcoxie Police Department with this investigation. This is an ongoing investigation and more information may be released at a later time.
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