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Monday, December 20, 2021

Belton man charged with shooting girlfriend over the weekend

On 12/18/2021 at approximately 1018 p.m. officers were dispatched to a residence in the 600 block of N. Scott Ave for a reported death.

Upon arrival, officers located a deceased 45-year-old female victim inside the residence who had been shot.

The female was identified as Mattie Eisenbrant from Belton. The victim resided with Mr. Tate, who was her boyfriend.

Update:
On 12/19/2021, charges were filed for 57 year-old Michael H. Tate of Belton for Murder in the 1st Degree, Armed Criminal Action, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and Tampering with Physical Evidence in Felony Prosecution.

Mr. Tate is currently being held with no bond.