Young woman charged for shooting at another car at stoplight

Capt William Davis of Joplin Police tell us Kameron McCain, 20, is charged with a Felony in Jasper Co.
Kameron McCain, 20, courtesy Joplin Police.

JOPLIN, Mo. — Capt William Davis releases details regarding an arrest of a young woman who is alleged to have fired at weapon at a vehicle.

Late Tuesday night, July 26th, just before 11:30 p.m. a report of gunshots near 7th  and S Wall Ave. alerted Joplin E911.

The caller advised she was shot at by a person in another vehicle near this intersection. Officers responded and made contact with the caller and witnesses who described driving west on 7th Street and a female driver in a red Ford Mustang convertible pulled next to them on 7th Street, pointed a gun at them and fired a round.” — PRESS RELEASE

No persons were injured during the shooting.

The victim was able to positively identify the suspect as Kameron McCain.

Officers responded to 2813 S. Adele Avenue and located the suspect vehicle at this address. After some time, officers were able to get two females to exit the residence, with one of them being McCain.

After further investigation, officers placed Kameron D. McCain, age 20 of Joplin, under arrest.

According to the Probable Cause Affidavit filed in Jasper County Court this was not a random act. McCain was acquainted with individual(s) in the vehicle she fired a weapon towards. There is an ongoing issue between parties.

Charges have been filed by the Jasper County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office against McCain:

Discharging a Firearm at or from a Motor Vehicle/At a Person (Class B Felony)

McCain currently remains jailed with no bond set.


  • 2020 McCain is still facing charges of Felony 1st Robbery and Armed Criminal Action in Jasper County, Mo. court. Oct 17, 2022 Pre-Trial hearings begin.

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