Monday, June 11, 2018
Charge in road rage shooting upgraded to murder in the first degree
The probable cause statement initially filed when the charge was still assault detailed the confrontation between Chris Montz, 24, Neosho and Reynolds at Missouti Highway 249 near the intersection of I-44.
The statement indicates 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, who is being held in the Jasper County Jail on a $50,000 cash only bond, is also charged with armed criminal action.
Probable cause in road rage shooting: Reynolds punched Montz twice in the face; Montz pulled a gun and shot him in the head
Judge in 2015 court document: Neosho man accused in road rage death poses no threat to public safety