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New charges filed in January Hannibal shooting incident


New charges have been filed in a Hannibal shooting.

Martez Peete, 25, has been charged with first degree assault, a class B felony.

According to probable cause documents from the Marion County Circuit Clerk's office, Peete reportedly shot a man Jan. 28 in the 400 block of Arch Street during a failed drug deal.

(See "Hannibal police make arrest in connection with January shooting")

The shooting victim told police he tried to knock crack cocaine out of Peete's hand when Peete pulled out a handgun and shot him. Authorities say friends took the victim to an apartment in Canton before calling for medical assistance.

Peete is scheduled to be back in court April 1.

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