Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Hearing scheduled in for woman charged with Mercy Hospital shooting

A 9 a.m. Tuesday, January 19, pre-trial conference has been scheduled in Newton County Circuit Court for the Webb City woman charged with robbing and shooting a man in the Mercy Hospital parking lot December 23.

Kaylea Liska, 20, is charged with first degree assault, armed criminal action, and robbery. She is being held in lieu of $100,000 bond.

According to a Joplin Police Department news release, Steven Harner, Joplin, found Liska in his vehicle in the parking lot and confronted her. "She shot Harner and fled the scene." The police found Liska  and arrested her the following morning.

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