Ray Robison of the 500 block of Bailey in Elsberry has been arrested and charged with regards to a shooting that occurred late Nov. 20 into Nov. 21 at his residence.

According to the probable cause statement, Robison, 52 shot Lisa Berroa three or four times during a domestic argument. The report claims Robison, Berroa and Chris Cooper were hanging out at Robison's residence and throughout the day Robison and Berroa had been arguing when things came to a head around midnight, when Robison shot her several times.

Berroa stated that after shooting her, he pointed the gun at Cooper and told him to get out of the house. Cooper fled the residence.

She stated she pled with Robison to call 911 or to let her leave, however according to her he said "you're going to die right here like you deserve."

The following day Berroa was left unattended and was able to crawl from the residence but collapsed in the roadway. Elsberry Police Chief Randy Davis was called to the scene and began an official investigation, while Berroa was transported to St. Joseph West Hospital and then onto St. Louis University Hospital.

During the investigation, Chief Davis, found a small .22 caliber semi-automatic handgun inside the residence along with shell casings. Robison was taken into custody and transported to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office for questioning.

After being interviewed on Nov. 24 and after being placed under arrest and read his Miranda Rights, Robison admitted to shooting Berroa.

Robison has an arrest record that includes 17 misdemeanors and six felonies, of which two are for misdemeanor domestic assault. 

He faces a count of Assault 1st Degree or Attempt - Serious Physical Injury or Special Victim and a felony count of Armed Criminal Action.

Bond was set at $500,000 cash only.

(All persons charged of a crime are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)