Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Autopsy: Carthage man died of single gunshot wound following road rage incident, Neosho man's arraignment Thursday

An autopsy on the body of David Reynolds, 27, Carthage, who was killed Saturday on Highway 249 was conducted today at Cox South Hospital, Springfield, and confirmed Reynolds died of a single gunshot to the wound to the head, according to a Joplin Police Department news release.
The man accused of firing that gunshot, Christopher David Montz, 24, Neosho, (pictured) is scheduled to be arraigned 9 a.m. Thursday before Judge Joseph Hensley in Jasper County Circuit Court in Joplin.

The probable cause statement indicated Montz and Reynolds pulled to the shoulder and while the men were arguing, Reynolds punched Montz twice in the face. Montz pulled a gun and shot Reynolds in the head.

Montz is being held in the Jasper County Jail on a $50,000 cash only bond.

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