Charges filed in fatal shooting

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Posted: Friday, September 21, 2012 5:04 am | Updated: 11:18 pm, Fri Sep 21, 2012.

GALT, Mo.— First-degree murder charges were filed Friday in connection with a fatal shooting in Grundy County.

Patrick B. Courtney, 34, of Galt, was charged with one count of first-degree murder in the shooting death of 32-year-old Christopher Molloy, also of Galt, on Thursday afternoon. Mr. Courtney allegedly told authorities he killed Mr. Molloy after a physical confrontation between the two at the residence of Mr. Molloy and Stephanie Miller at 200 N. Main St., when Mr. Courtney stuck Mr. Molloy over the head with a blunt object.

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  • socialfingered posted at 10:56 am on Sat, Sep 22, 2012.

    socialfingered Posts: 2094

    Obviously this "boy" has more issues than anger management. From the look of his photo I'd say he's got a drug problem.

  • Ima_Dogood posted at 12:54 am on Fri, Sep 28, 2012.

    Ima_Dogood Posts: 2

    Well let's just say I was a close friend and classmate of the victim in this case, and I don't know what to say about this man other than EVIL. I think its time to think about using that long forgotten death penalty again. The way this played out is just wrong and continues to be that way. By word of the street there is a bonafide accomplice still running the streets and it makes me sick. Us country folk don't have to deal with murderers much and this time we should set an example. If you come here and kill people then you will get the same. I pray for justice...


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