Adair County man arrested after shots fired during altercation

An Adair County man was arrested after shots were fired during an altercation, according to the Adair County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies responded to a residence on Marlo Campbell Road about nine miles east of Columbia on Monday to reports of shots fired. Witnesses reported between five and seven gunshots fired during the altercation.

Michael Alan Burton, age 21, was arrested and charged with wanton endangerment first degree and tampering with physical evidence after deputies located a 10mm handgun hid behind a tree, along with 5 fired 10mm shell casings near the roadway of the residence .


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