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Murder Charge Filed in Nixa Shooting

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Murder Charge Filed in Nixa Shooting

By Mike Morgan. CREATED Apr 18, 2013

The Christian County Prosecutor has filed a first degree murder charge against a man from Nixa.

The sheriff says James Skindelien shot and killed Sidney Shuman in the front yard of a home off Belmont Court. Authorities say the two men who had been living together were fighting after one accused the other of stealing.

Skindelien is being held in the Christian County Jail on a 250 thousand dollar cash bond.