Sheriff: No suspects sought, public not in danger after shooting deaths of woman, child in Butler Co., Mo.

Sheriff: No suspects sought, public not in danger after shooting deaths of woman, child in Butler Co., Mo.

BUTLER COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - A deadly, double shooting investigation is underway in Butler County, Missouri.

According to the Butler County Sheriff Mark Dobbs, deputies and the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a report of a shooting at the 100 block of Township Line Road on Sunday, April 19.

When law enforcement arrived, they found a woman and child had been shot.

The woman died at the scene.

The child was taken to a local hospital and later died.

Sheriff Dobbs said, “We are not looking for any suspects outside the home and there is no concern about the safety of the general public.”

Autopsies are scheduled for Monday, April 20.

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