LEBANON, Missouri- According to online court records two charges have been filed against Cashawn Ward Williams, 39, in connection to the killing of Gary Don Peterson, 47.

The charges are: Murder 1st Degree { Felony A RSMo: 565.020 } and Armed Criminal Action { Felony Unclassified RSMo: 571.015 }.

Williams’ last known address is 928 New Buffalo Road Apt. B11. He is still being sought at press time.

A warrant has been issued and bond was denied.

On June 5, 2018, police allege 39-year-old Cashawn Ward Williams shot and killed 47-year-old Gary Don Peterson in the 500 Block of Sweet Street in Lebanon, Missouri. At approximately 5:02 PM the Lebanon Police Department responded to the above location regarding a verbal altercation between a 39-year-old black male and a 47-year-old white male. While responding to the call, officers were advised that the black male subject shot the white male subject and left the scene.

Williams has past criminal convictions including domestic assault and trespassing.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Williams is asked to call the Lebanon Police Department at 417-532-3131.