A Mexico man is facing multiple charges following an incident where he is accused of shooting another man in the leg during the afternoon hours of Sunday, November 20, 2023.
According to a news release from Mexico Public Safety said they responded to the 200 block of South Alabama in reference to a disturbance and shooting just after 4:30pm.
Responding officers found that several people from two different houses in that area had been arguing and that escalated into a physical fight.
According to Mexico Public Safety, during the fight, 37-year-old Kyle C. Parrish of Mexico produced a gun and shot a 38-year-old man in the leg.
The man who was shot was taken to University Hospital in Columbia by Audrain Ambulance District.
He was admitted for treatment for non-life-threatening injuries.
Parish was arrested by Mexico Public Safety and eventually taken to the Audrain County Jail for Second Degree Assault, Armed Criminal Action, and Unlawful Use of a firearm.