AUGUST 14, 2006 - Posted at 1:53 p.m. CDT
CAMPBELL, MO - Authorities in Dunklin County are investigating a bizarre incident that occured Saturday afternoon in Campbell.
According to Sheriff Bob Holder, 22-year-old Billy Gene Meadows, Jr. of Campbell entered the Dollar General Store there at approximately 6:30 p.m. carrying a .22-caliber rifle. After entering the store, he shot his estranged girlfriend, 18-year-old Kasi Flowers of Malden. Holder says Flowers was an employee at the store. After shooting the woman, Meadows shot himself, according to Holder. Both Flowers and Meadows were pronounced dead at the scene as a result of their wounds.