Vernon County shooting suspect arrested

Vernon County Shooting Suspect (7/12)

VERNON COUNTY, Mo. – A suspect is arrested and charged following a shooting incident in Vernon County on Thursday (07/08).

On Thursday, authorities responded to a residence on E 54 highway east of Dederick, Missouri for a report of shots fired. No one was injured, but authorities say a structure was hit multiple times.

55-year-old Daniel Sands of El Dorado Springs, Missouri was arrested after suspected methamphetamines and multiple firearms were found in his home.

Sands is charged with assault, two counts of armed criminal action, possession of a controlled substance, two counts of unlawful use of a weapon and keeping or maintaining a public nuisance. He is being held at the Vernon County Jail on a 250 thousand dollar cash only bond.