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Saturday, June 19, 2021

Shooting Investigation near Warsaw

On Friday, June 18th at approximately 5:00 p.m. the Benton County Sheriff's Office  responded to a residence located on Panorama Road near Warsaw for a domestic disturbance involving gunfire. 

After an investigation, it was determined that Heather M. Mathias (McCormick), 50, of the residence, shot Charles M. McCormick the 3rd, also of the residence, twice before taking her own life. There was a juvenile in the residence at the time of the shooting who was not involved and unharmed.

Mr. McCormick was life-flighted to a hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. McCormick’s condition is unknown, but as of the time of this report I know he is still alive. - Benton County Sheriff Eric Knox.

Mid America Live News will continue to follow this story and bring updates when they become available.