A West Plains man is in custody, held without bond pending formal charges after a Monday night shooting on County Road 1750, near the northeast city limits.
Casey L. Tetrick, 30, CC Highway, was arrested at 11:26 p.m. Monday at the Ridge Crest Motel by Howell County Deputy Buddy Thompson.
Brian Keith Smith, 40, Mammoth Spring, Ark., was allegedly shot by someone known to him at about 8:53 p.m. Monday, according to Howell County Sheriff’s Department reports. He then drove to Junction 14 truck stop where he was met by law enforcement and emergency medical personnel.
Smith was transported to Pomona airport where he was flown to Cox Medical Center South in Springfield for treatment. The injuries were reportedly not life-threatening, according to Howell County Deputy Rick Fox.