MARSTON, MO (KFVS) - Investigators were at the scene of a shooting in Marston, Missouri on Monday, May 14.
At 8:40 p.m., New Madrid County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a call of a person shot at a home.
Deputies said when they got to the scene they found a 42-year-old man in the yard with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The man was taken to a hospital by helicopter where he remains in stable condition, according to the New Madrid County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies said they learned that an off-duty New Madrid County Sheriff's Deputy Reserve shot the 42-year-old man.
New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens requested the Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Drug and Crime Control Unit to investigate.
Officials determined the off-duty New Madrid County Sheriff's Deputy Reserve acted in self-defense during an altercation and no charges will be filed.