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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