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Victims in Baxter Springs Shooting Identified


The victims in the Baxter Springs Shooting have been identified. 


47-year-old Jeremy Murphy, of Anderson MO, and 59-year-old Craig Guinn, of Pineville MO, were found dead at the scene.  Their bodies have been turned over to the Cherokee County Coroner pending an autopsy later this week.  27-year-old Seth Guinn, of Pineville MO, was transported to Freeman hospital where he is still in critical condition.


Baxter Springs Police Chief Brian Henderson says the call came into dispatch just after 2:00 p.m. yesterday.  The caller reported gunshots inside a residence in the 2400 block of Lincoln Avenue. 41-year-old Kyle Butts, of Independence MO, is being held in the Cherokee County Jail pending formal charges.  Baxter Springs Police, the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department and the KBI are all investigating the incident.

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