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CASS COUNTY, MO (KCTV) – Deputies in Cass County are investigating a double shooting Friday that left one person dead and another person injured.

According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a residence in a rural area of Peculiar after receiving reports of shots fired.

Investigators believe that 34-year-old Stuart F. Hampton of Peculiar went to the residence and fired numerous rounds into the house striking his cousin, 42-year-old John J. Still also of Peculiar.

Still was transported to an area hospital in serious condition and is currently hospitalized.

Hampton was pronounced dead at the scene from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot.

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