Suspect’s Name Released In Fairfax Shooting

Troop H of the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports an arrest has been made following a shooting in Fairfax late Friday evening.

Thirty-nine-year-old Kristi J. Duering of Fairfax has been charged with 1st Degree Domestic Assault after an investigation was initiated following a request from the Atchison County Sheriff’s Department regarding a shooting in Fairfax. The Troop H Division of Drug and Crime Control took the investigation and brought the suspect into custody.

Duering is a teacher with the Fairfax R-III School District.  The district’s website indicates she teaches 7th through 12th grade math.  The victim has been identified as 41-year-old Dee E. Duering. He remains in critical condition.