Driver Shot to Death in Shady Valley

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The victim's name is being withheld.

The victim’s name is being withheld.

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO. (KMOX) – A man is dead after being found shot in a car along a Jefferson County highway.

Jefferson County Sheriff Glenn Boyer tells KMOX the Shady Valley Fire Department responded to a call for a traffic accident around three Sunday morning at Old 21 and New Highway 21, “When they arrived on the scene, they discovered the driver of the vehicle had obviously been shot. The driver was airlifted to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries.”

Boyer says the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis was activated to investigate the shooting.

The victim’s name is being withheld until family members can be notified.

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