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Southwest Missouri man charged in shooting death in Seymour

(AP) — A 23-year-old southwest Missouri man has been charged with murder after a shooting death in Seymour. 

Gage Bittner, of Hartville, was charged Thursday with second-degree murder. 

The Webster County Sheriff’s office says a man was shot several times Wednesday at a home near Seymour. 

Officials have not released the man’s name or disclosed a possible motive for the shooting. 

Teresa Ireland, of Seymour, has been charged with hindering the prosecution of a felony. 

Investigators say she threw the murder weapon out the window of the car as the two suspects drove away. 

They are being held in the Webster County jail.

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