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Suspect sought in Cape Girardeau homicide case

By Heartland News

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - The search continues for the person who shot and killed a man early Saturday morning in a Cape Girardeau neighborhood.

Investigators said they received a call from someone who reported hearing shots fired in an area near Park Drive and North Fountain Street at 1:42 a.m.  Once police arrived, they found Matthew Ervin, 44, of Cape Girardeau, lying in the street dead from a gun shot wound.

Around 4:00a.m., the Cape Girardeau/Bollinger County major case squad was activated to investigate Ervin's death.

Police have no suspects in the case.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Cape Girardeau Police Department at 573-335-6621.

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