Man killed in vehicle dispute in Cole County
Monday, December 19, 2011 | 1:22 p.m. CST;
updated 3:06 p.m. CST, Monday, December 19, 2011
JEFFERSON CITY — Authorities in central Missouri are searching for two suspects after an apparent dispute about a loud muffler on a pickup truck led to a fatal shooting.
The Cole County sheriff's office said Monday that 26-year-old Francisco Navarro was killed in a mobile home park Sunday night just west of Jefferson City. Sheriff Greg White said Navarro was living legally in the U.S. after coming from Mexico.
The sheriff said Navarro was shot by a passenger in a gray four-door sedan after Navarro got out of a pickup truck to intervene in a fight between the drivers of the two vehicles.
The sheriff's office says the car was last seen headed west from the mobile home park.
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