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2010-07-08Gallatin, MO |  By: Wayman

Daviess Shooting Suspect

The Sheriff's office in Daviess County says 41 year old Shane Ott was at the Lake about 2 in the morning on the fourth... when he pointed a handgun from his vehicle at a group of teenagers and shot toward them about 5 times.

Investigators allege Ott got out and attacked 19 year old Jacob Gienapp with the gun and beating on him.

The alleged victim tried to get on the other side of the vechicle.

That's when investigators say Ott shot at him two more times, hitting him in the upper arm.

Ott faces 3 felony charges of first degree assault, armed criminal action, and shooting a firearm toward a person from a motor vehicle.

His preliminary hearing is set for Monday morning.