On 02-19-22, at approximately 1:54 am, the Cass County Sheriff’s received a report of shots fired in the 23600 block of Hanging Tree Lane in rural Peculiar. Deputies arrived on the scene and discovered a male subject with what appeared to be gunshot wounds laying on the ground. EMS transported him to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Detectives and the Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Response Team responded to the area and processed the scene for evidence. A second subject involved was questioned and released. Identification of the deceased will be made at a later time. The exact nature of the incident is still under investigation.
The deceased party has been identified as Brandon D. Jones (33) of Peculiar Missouri. Detectives with the Sheriff’s Office are still conducting their investigation at this time. All parties involved are cooperating with the investigation.