Missouri was the site of a mass shooting, leaving at least nine people dead. South Central Missouri law enforcement officers in Texas County are reporting that the shootings took place at four crimes scenes. The suspected shooter is a 35-year-old man, according to breaking news reports. One of the Missouri shooting victims survived and was transported to a local hospital. One juvenile girl is believed to have run to a neighbors house when the gunfire began.
Tyrone area schools have reportedly been told to prepare for counseling sessions, leading on the ground reporters to believe that children will be among the nine dead in the Missouri mass shooting.
Among the dead in the Missouri mass shooting is the suspected gunman. The 36-year-old man was reportedly found in a neighboring county dead inside a vehicle with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. No motive is yet apparent in the horrific shooting, according to the Houston Herald. Texas County Sheriff James Sigman has confirmed four crime scenes in the Tyrone, Missouri, area and also stated that two more possible crime scenes exist outside of the county.
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The Missouri State Highway Patrol will host a press conference regarding the mass shooting at 10 a.m. Check back with the Inquisitr for more details about the Missouri mass shooting as additional details become available in this breaking news story.