The state the Division of Criminal Investigation has released a few more details on the fatal shooting in Chariton Wednesday. The D.C.I. issued a news release that says the 9-1-1 call came in about the shooting just about 5:30 Wednesday.
Officers arriving on the scene found 37-year-old Tod Peek dead. They also found five-year-old Cheyanne Peek suffering from a gunshot wound. She is now at a Des Moines hospital but her condition has not been released. Officers says witnesses told them that 12-year-old Jacen Pearson, the stepson of shooting victim Tod Peek, had left the home after the shooting.
Officers located the boy approximately one-half mile from the home and he was taken into custody and sent to a juvenile facility. No other details of what led to the shooting have been released, and officials say no charges have been filed.