Man charged in St. Joseph Wal-Mart shooting

Sean McCush ( Credit: St. Joseph Police Dept.)

(KNZA)--A 19-year-old St. Joseph, Missouri man has been charged in connection with a shooting Friday evening at the Wal-Mart Store on South Belt Highway in St. Joseph.

KQ2-TV reports Sean McCush has been charged with first-degree assault and armed criminal action.

St. Joseph police responded to the shooting around 7:00.

Police said there was an altercation between two people inside the south vestibule and one person was shot.

The victim was transported by Buchanan County EMS to Mosaic Life Care, in St. Joseph, with critical injuries.

Police said McCush fled following the shooting and was later taken into custody.

McCush remains held in the Buchanan County Jail without bond and is scheduled to appear in a Buchanan County courtroom Tuesday morning.

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