Fatal Hunting Accident in Marion County
One person is dead following a shooting in Marion County Saturday afternoon.
Marion County Sheriff’s deputies were called at 3:15 p-m. The shooting occurred near Palmyra between US 24 and US 36. Deputies say 27 year old Justin Tobias suffered a gunshot wound. He was treated on scene by medical personnel and taken by Marion County Ambulance to Hannibal Regional Hospital. Tobias was pronounced dead at 4:08 p-m by the Marion County Coroner at the hospital. Marion County Sheriff’s deputies and the Department of Conservation are investigating. Deputies say that at this time, the incident is accidental and no criminal charges are being sought.