Fatal Jefferson County Shooting Deemed an Accident

Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says a weekend shooting that left one man dead was an accident.

The shooting occurred in Imperial just before 10 p.m. on Saturday night. The victim was identified as 43-year-old David Utz. Investigators believe his wife accidentally pulled the trigger.

Utz’s death remains under investigation.

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