Who are Kris and Christopher Owens? Father and Son Charged in Connection with Cape Girardeau Shooting

Two people were charged in connection with a shooting that broke out on Sunday during a graduation ceremony at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau.

Kris E Owens, 20, of Cape Girardeau, was charged Monday with assault in the first degree, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a weapon.

His father, Christopher J Owens, 41, of Cape Girardeau, was also charged on Monday with loitering within 500 feet of school property as a registered s*x offender, a misdemeanor.

Kris was held on no bond while his father was released on $25,000 bond.

The Cape Girardeau Police Department received multiple calls for gunfire Sunday inside the Show Me Center, where the Cape Central High School graduation was taking place.

A fight broke out inside the center on the upper-level concourse, according to Cape Girardeau Police Lt. Rick Schmidt.

Two people were shot and taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities said no students or staff members were injured while the graduation was rescheduled for a later time.

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