The Howard County Sheriff's Department is investigating a fatal shooting on Manasco Loop

On July 3, 2012 at 9:41 A.M. the Howard County Sheriff’s Office received a call from 171 Manasco Loop south of Umpire in regards to a deceased subject.   Howard County Sheriff’s officers went to the scene and found Charles Ray Harner w/m 44 years of age deceased from a self inflicted gunshot wound.  The Howard County Coroner pronounced the victim dead at the scene.   The case is being investigated by the Howard County Sheriff’s Department and the Howard County Coroner’s Office. 

Sheriff Butch Morris