Victim punched, shot in the stomach early Friday in Cape Girarde - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Victim punched, shot in the stomach early Friday in Cape Girardeau

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

Police are investigating an early morning shooting in Cape Girardeau.

According to Cape Girardeau police around 4:15 a.m. on Friday, officers responded to the 400 block of south Sprigg Street where a victim had a bullet wound to his upper abdomen.

The victim told officers that he had been walking on William near Benton Street, when someone approached and demanded money. The victim says the suspect punched him in the face and then shot him.

Police say the victim doesn't recall anything for the next several minutes. The victim was taken to a hospital. There are no other details available at this time regarding his injuries.

The suspect is described as a black male. 

Currently, no one is in custody, but the investigation is ongoing.

Copyright 2013 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • 2 armed, dangerous suspects wanted after shooting in Scott Co., MO

    2 armed, dangerous suspects wanted after shooting in Scott Co., MO

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:46:14 GMT
    Investigators are looking for two males after a shooting (Source: Scott Co. Sheriff's Office)Investigators are looking for two males after a shooting (Source: Scott Co. Sheriff's Office)

    The Scott County Sheriff's Office are looking for two males after an early morning shooting that happened on Monday, April 23.

    The Scott County Sheriff's Office are looking for two males after an early morning shooting that happened on Monday, April 23.

  • Heartland Family campaigns for live kidney donor

    Heartland Family campaigns for live kidney donor

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:41:40 GMT
    A Jackson, Missouri woman is battling kidney failure while she waits for a perfect donor match (Source: Kelsey Anderson, KFVS)A Jackson, Missouri woman is battling kidney failure while she waits for a perfect donor match (Source: Kelsey Anderson, KFVS)

    A Jackson woman is battling kidney failure while she waits for a perfect donor match. Now her friends and family are doing what they can to get the word out about kidney donation.

    A Jackson woman is battling kidney failure while she waits for a perfect donor match. Now her friends and family are doing what they can to get the word out about kidney donation.

  • Lt. gov. tours Continental Tire in Mt. Vernon, IL

    Lt. gov. tours Continental Tire in Mt. Vernon, IL

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:10:14 GMT
    The Lt. Governor was in Mt. Vernon at Continental Tire on Monday. (Source: Office of the Governor Bruce Rauner)The Lt. Governor was in Mt. Vernon at Continental Tire on Monday. (Source: Office of the Governor Bruce Rauner)

    Illinois Lieutenant Governor, Evelyn Sanguinetti paid a visit to Continental Tire's American based manufacturing facility Monday morning as a show of support to the company and their growing operations in Mt. Vernon.

    Illinois Lieutenant Governor, Evelyn Sanguinetti paid a visit to Continental Tire's American based manufacturing facility Monday morning as a show of support to the company and their growing operations in Mt. Vernon.

Powered by Frankly