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Man arrested following fatal Rolla shooting

Published On: Mar 07 2014 08:25:25 AM CST   Updated On: Mar 07 2014 11:08:37 AM CST
ROLLA, Mo. -

A Rolla man has been arrested for first degree murder after fatally shooting another man.

Around 5:20 p.m. Thursday authorities got word about a shooting in the 13000 block of Private Drive 7136 in Rolla.

Police did a well-being check at the home and found 57-year-old Richard Finnell dead of an apparent gunshot wound.

Witnesses reported seeing 60-year-old David Lundin walking east on Private Drive 7136 with a gun.

Lundin alluded police for 3 hours, until witnesses called in to Phelps County Central Communications saying they saw a suspicious man in the 1200 block of Winchester Drive.

Missouri S&T warned students to be on alert.

Rolla police took Lundin into custody just before 9:00 p.m. Thursday.

Lundin is being held at the Phelps County jail.


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