Police: Intoxicated woman shoots at boyfriend, hits another woman

FOLEY, MO. - A Lincoln County woman is accused of shooting at her boyfriend, but hitting her friend during a night of drinking.

According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, 27-year-old Toni Lynn Morris was drinking with her boyfriend when she became combative, retrieved a handgun and started shooting at him.

During the incident, a 41-year-old woman was shot in the left bicep. The boyfriend was not injured.

Morris told police she had drank a fifth of rum along with the boyfriend and the victim. She told police she couldn't remember much else about the night, but said she did not believe she fired a weapon.

Police say three children, ages 1, 2 and 5 were in the home at the time of the shooting.

Morris has been charged with first-degree assault, two counts of armed criminal action, attempted domestic assault, three counts of endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful use of a weapon while intoxicated.

She's being held at the Lincoln County Jail on a $250,000 bond.

Photos: 2016 STL area mug shots

 


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