Arnold MO Man Dead in Accidental Shooting by Fellow Hunter
Authorities in Lewis County are investigating an apparent accidental shooting that resulted in the death of an Arnold, Missouri man.
Sheriff David Parrish reports that deputies were called to a hunting cabin on Highway Y in rural Lewistown at 4:20 a.m. Saturday.
The initial investigation revealed that 52 year old Randell Reising of Arnold was in the cabin with friends. Reising woke up at 4 a.m. to prepare for the morning hunt and was accidentally shot in the chest by a friend and fellow hunter, identified as 50 year old Steven Lewis, also of Arnold.
Reising was pronounced dead at 5:22 a.m. Saturday by Lewis County Coroner Larry Arnold.
An autopsy will be performed by the Boone County Medical Examiner’s office.