Three in custody in Tishomingo County after shooting

By Press Release




Three people are in custody and have been charged in connection with a shooting Thursday night that resulted in the death of a Blue Springs man, according to Tishomingo County Sheriff Glenn Whitlock.

The indicident occured at Christi Knight’s home on Hill Drive off of County Road 961 west of Tishomingo.

The shooting appears to have stemmed from an argument that developed between the victim and the shooter while the two were drinking with the shooter’s boyfriend and her daughter.

Christi Knight, 43, Tishomingo, has been charged with the murder of Kevin Long of Blue Springs. In addition, Knight’s boyfriend, Shad Reed, 38, of Seattle, Washington has been charged with failure to comply as a result of his attempts to leave the scene after the incident.

Knight’s daughter, Stephanie Truelock, 20, Tishomingo has also been charged with child neglect after her 9-month old son was located alone in a home next door.