Carl Junction woman dies of gunshot wound, man arrested

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. – Jasper County authorities investigate the shooting death of a Carl Junction woman.

On Monday, June 29, 2020, around 2:15 a.m., deputies responded to the area of 10487 CR 270, north of Carl Junction, for a call about a female victim with a gunshot wound to the chest.

EMS took the victim, Amanda Parker, 40, of Carl Junction, to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Authorities took Jeremiah Tyner, 23, of Carl Junction to the Jasper County Detention Center in Carthage where he’s awaiting formal charges.

The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office says Parker and Tyner were both staying at a home at 10487 CR 270.

(Authorities are still investigating. Updates will be published as they are released.)