UPDATE (05/21)

JOPLIN, Mo. — More details are being provided — regarding a shooting and assault incident in South Joplin.

Newton County Sheriff Chris Jennings tells us an argument at a residence on South Jackson Avenue led to a gunshot being fired.

However, no one was actually shot.

Authorities later located a male subject hiding in an attic. He was then arrested for assault.

The incident is still under investigation, and we will provide further updates as they become available.

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South Joplin shooting investigation

JOPLIN, Mo. — Newton County officials have confirmed they are working the scene of a shooting incident in south Joplin.

Few details are available at this time, but we have a crew at the scene and we will bring you more information as soon as it’s available.