Neosho's media has been right on top of the shooting and hostage situation at the First Congregational Church this afternoon.
Neosho Forums reports that at one point, approximately 50 people were held hostage by the lone gunman, and that the Newton County Sheriff's Department, Neosho Police Department, and Missouri Highway Patrol were on the scene.
The Neosho Daily News has also been on the scene with this so far:
t approximately 2 p.m. Sunday, an unknown gunman entered a church near downtown Neosho, Mo.
A press conference is scheduled for 4:15 p.m. Sunday. Stay tuned to www.neoshodailynews.com for more information as it becomes available."
Neosho Forums reports that CNN is receiving its information on the shooting from a Neosho Daily News reporter. East Newton and Missouri Southern State University graduate Todd Higdon is on the scene for the Daily.