Man shot at Mo. flea market; suspect sought

Thursday, November 15, 2012

FARMINGTON, Mo. -- Police are searching for a suspect after a man was shot at an eastern Missouri flea market.

The shooting happened Tuesday near Farmington. A fight reportedly broke out and a 39-year-old Farmington resident was shot in the upper back with a shotgun. The injuries are not believed to be life threatening. He was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital.

The St. Francois County Sheriff's Department said a 37-year-old resident of Farmington is in custody, and a 59-year-old Farmington resident still is being sought.

A motive for the shooting was not immediately known.

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