1 dead, 1 arrested in Jefferson motel shooting

No evidence others were involved
1 dead, 1 arrested in Jefferson motel shooting

A man is under arrest after a fatal shooting at a motel in the Jefferson.

Police were called around 5:15 a.m. Monday to the shooting at the Hilltop Motel at 200 E. Truman St.. Officers found a female victim dead at the scene.

Police arrested a man in his 20s about 2 1/2 hours later. He offered no resistance.

Authorities say they have no evidence that any other suspects were involved.

The Jefferson Police Department, the Jefferson County sheriff’s office and the Jefferson County district attorney’s office are still investigating. An autopsy is scheduled Tuesday, and the victim’s name will be released after her family is notified.

No other details were released.