Man shot in face charged for attempted bank robbery
Tue, 05 Mar 2013 11:16:47 GMT — A Liberty man who was shot in the face during an alleged attempt to rob a Trimble bank with a fake gun faced federal charges Monday.Michael Oliva, who was still hospitalized, had not yet appeared in court. It's not known if the 34-year-old has a lawyer.Prosecutors say Oliva entered First Security Bank Friday and took out what looked like a real gun. A teller dropped to the floor and crawled toward a second bank worker, who drew a .357-caliber revolver and fired twice. The first shot struck Oliva in the jaw.The injured man drove away but was caught after police used spike strips to stop his car.
KRCG offers coverage of news, sports, weather and local events in the Columbia and Jefferson City, Missouri area, including the communities of New Bloomfield, Shaw, Boonville, Ashland, Hallsville, Sturgeon, Centralia, Mexico, Auxvasse, Fulton, California, Tipton, Eldon, Wardsville, Westphalia and Sedalia, Missouri.