Reported shooting at Cape Girardeau business under investigation

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Cape Girardeau police were investigating a reported shooting at the Discount Smoke Shop at Sprigg & Morgan Oak Wednesday evening.

The incident was reported just before 7:30 p.m., said Cape Girardeau Police Sgt. Adam Gleuck.

According to Gleuck, witnesses reported seeing a vehicle pull up beside a man in the parking lot.  Someone inside the vehicle fired one or more shots at the man, after which the man climbed into a separate vehicle and drove off.

The suspect's vehicle soon followed.

The trail went cold from there, as police weren't able to locate anyone involved in the incident.  Police were also unable to determine whether the intended victim was hit.  Neither hospital in Cape reported treating a patient for gunshot wounds, Gleuck said.

Glueck also acknowledged reports that one of the two vehicles involved was found in the 200 block of Lorimer, but said that information turned out to be false.

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