Charleston, MO man dead after shooting in Sikeston, MO

Charlston, MO man dead after shooting in Sikeston, MO

SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) - One person is dead following a shooting in Sikeston, MO on Jan. 20.

According to Sikeston DPS, at 9:15 a.m. officers responded to the 100 block of Adam Street after a man had been shot.

When officers arrived, they found a man, 25, from Charleston, Mo. with a single gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A woman, 27, of Charleston, Mo., was identified as a person of interest in the shooting. She is cooperating with police. Early indications in the investigation are pointing toward a domestic violence incident.

The name of the victim is being withheld as family is notified. The name of the woman is also not being release as no charges have been filed.

The case is still under investigation. The Southeast Missouri Major Case Squad is assisting in this investigation.

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