Man arrested in Texas following double shooting in Excelsior Springs

File - Police have identified a person of interest, but no arrest has been made.
File - Police have identified a person of interest, but no arrest has been made.(KCTV5 News)
Published: Sep. 7, 2022 at 10:20 AM CDT
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EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. (KCTV) - A man has been arrested in Texas after a shooting in Excelsior Springs left one person dead and another critically injured.

The Excelsior Springs Police Department stated officers responded to a residence in the area of North Main Street and Grand Avenue just after 12 a.m. and found a man and woman on the front porch suffering from gunshot wounds.

First responders pronounced the female victim dead about 20 minutes later. The male victim was said to be in critical condition as of 9:30 a.m.

The police said they had identified a person of interest and that they believe the public was in danger.

Update: Later Wednesday, the police said the suspect had been arrested in Texas on a $1 million warrant around 1 p.m. His name is Keith Bass.

Anyone with information regarding the incident has been asked to call the Excelsior Springs Police Department at 816-630-2000, or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

Update: On Thursday, Bass was charged in Clay County with first-degree murder, first-degree assault, and felony armed criminal action. He has not yet been extradited to Missouri, however.