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Charges filed in Thanksgiving Day fatal shooting

(KNZA)--Charges have been filed in connection with the Thanksgiving Day shooting death of a St. Joseph man.

According to a press release from Buchanan County Prosecutor Dwight Scroggins, 22-year-old Shawn Robertson, of Savannah, has been charged with second-degree murder, or in the alternative voluntary manslaughter, in the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Logan Beems.

St. Joseph Police responded a report of shots fired late November 23rd of last year in the 23-hundred block of South 18th Street. When they arrived, police found Beems dead along with another victim that had non-life-threatening wounds.  

According to court documents, Beems was shot multiple times in his back and the back of his head.

Robertson is to be arraigned in a Buchanan County courtroom Friday.


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