Accused Hannibal shooter faces new charge

Martez Peete, 25

The man accused of a Hannibal shooting in January faces new charges.

25-year-old Martez Peete faces charges of felony assault in connection with a drug deal gone wrong.

He's accused of shooting a 38-year-old man two times in the 400 block of North Arch Street January 28.

Detectives developed information that Peete was hiding at a residence in Mexico, Mo. Hannibal detectives located Peete at the residence, hiding in the attic. Peete was arrested without incident and placed in the Marion County Jail on a parole violation detainer.

A warrant was issued Tuesday afternoon charging Peete with a Class A felony of assault first degree, serious injury and cash only bond was set at $100,000.00.

The shooting took place shortly before 7 p.m. on January 28th and the victim of the shooting was then driven to Canton by a friend.

Police responded to a home in the 600 block of South Fourth Street of Canton where they found him and then transported him to Blessing by ambulance.

Peete remains in the Marion County Jail.