FARMINGTON, Mo. — An eastern Missouri man is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his neighbor.

The Daily Journal newspaper in Park Hills, Missouri, reports that 35-year-old Jesse Hubler of Farmington is accused of killing 41-year-old Samuel Schulze. Charges were filed Wednesday.

A probable cause statement says Hubler fired seven shots through the front door of Schulze’s home just before 4 a.m. Oct. 27. Schulze was standing behind the door and died of a single gunshot to the chest.

Police have not released a motive.

Farmington, a town of about 18,000 residents, is 75 miles south of St. Louis.


Information from: Daily Journal, http://dailyjournalonline.com

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