REYNOLDS COUNTY, Missouri – KFVS reports two men have been arrested in the Village of Maineville, Ohio while officials attempted to locate fugitives in connection with a triple shooting in Missouri.
The arrest happened on Saturday, Oct. 28.
The Hamilton Township Police along with the Warren County Tactical Response Unit. Officers executed a warrant in Cozzadale, Oh. A follow-up warrant was executed in Deerfield Township where two men were detained.
According to Hamilton Township officers, investigators from the Reynolds County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol immediately responded to Hamilton Township to interview the subjects.
Timothy Callahan, 44 of Potosi, Mo, and David Young, 67, Ironton, Mo are each facing two counts of murder in Missouri.
Both are being held in the Warren County Jail.
Sheriff Tom Stout with Reynolds County said they are looking into a possible motive.
Sheriff Stout said nothing seemed to be out of place or stolen from the home where the shooting took place.
The sheriff believed they had left the area, the report says.
A second victim died after the triple shooting.
James Nance, 86, of Ellington died from his injuries on Saturday, Oct. 21. His wife, Janet Nance, 72, died at a St. Louis hospital the day of the shooting.
The shooting happened inside a home on Highway 106 about five miles from Ellington around 4 p.m. on Oct. 18.
Three people were shot in the head, according to Sheriff Tom Stout.
A second female victim, age 73, was able to talk to investigators about what happened. Investigators said she was shown pictures of the two inmates that escaped from the Pemiscot County Jail and she said she did not recognize them.
The two suspects are described as white men who are believed to be driving a blue Saturn vehicle.
Authorities said one person was detained in connection to the investigation, but that person has been released. There is still an ongoing search for a two people, according to the sheriff’s office.
Stout said that a car was seized at the four-way stop in Ellington on Thursday, but would not comment on whether or not it was connected to the crime. He said investigators processed the vehicle.
Sergeant Jeff Kinder with the Missouri State Highway Patrol said that the car has since been cleared as part of the investigation.
That includes investigators from the Reynolds County Sheriff’s Department, Ellington Police Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol, and MSHP Violent Crime Support Unit.
Kinder said they are still lacking leads that are coming in each day.