Four people charged in connection to shooting death of Odessa, Mo. man

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ODESSA, Mo. — Police have charged four people in connection to the shooting death of a man Sunday night in Odessa, Missouri. The man was shot at about 8:00 p.m. in the 500 block of Orchard. Four suspects are in custody.  Chief Newhouse with Odessa Police says at least one of the suspects and victim knew each other.

Police have charged Travis Graham, Jonathan Moore, Brandon Dyer and Jessica Berislavich in connection to the shooting. Graham is charged with assault and armed criminal action as is being held on a $100,000 bond. Moore was charged with assault and armed criminal action and is being held on a $35,000 cash bond. Dyer is charged with assault, armed criminal action and tampering with a motor vehicle. Berislavich is charged with assault and resisting arrest.

When police arrived at the scene Sunday they found the victim next to a car. He was barely alive and soon died at the hospital.

“The officer saw a victim who had been shot apparently one time,” said Micky Ary, Odessa City Administrator.

FOX 4’s Shannon O’Brien went to Odessa and spoke to neighbors who live on the street where the man was killed.  One neighbor didn’t realize anything had happened until she noticed a glow outside her door.

“They had a big, tall deal, with spotlights and had it all lit up and they were walking all around and they had the yellow tape up, up there,” described Marty Brunetti, neighbor.

Police remained on the scene until 8:00 a.m. Monday, investigating the first murder in Odessa in anyone’s recent memory.



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