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Jan. 26, 2012PLATTSBURG, MO |  By: Wayman

Plattsburg Shooting Charges

A Plattsburg man is dead and his father charged with murder after a shooting in rural Plattsburg.

The prosecuting attorney says Richard Dale Vardy faces murder, armed criminal action, and assault charges after an argument with his son Richard Jason Vardy. Investigators believe he shot and killed his adult son and also shot the mother of the victim, Mary Vardy, in the head. She's been taken to the liberty hospital intensive care unit. 52 year old Richard Dale Vardy is due in court today.