Cairo student killed, another injured in Mounds shooting - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Cairo student killed, another injured in Mounds shooting

(Source: Giacomo Luca/KFVS) (Source: Giacomo Luca/KFVS)
(Source: Giacomo Luca/KFVS) (Source: Giacomo Luca/KFVS)
MOUNDS, IL (KFVS) -

A Cairo High School student died after a shooting Wednesday in Mounds.

Pulaski County Sheriff Randy Kern says two people were shot. One person died and one person is still in the hospital.

It happened in the area of Blanche and 2nd streets late on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 26.

Cairo Superintendent Andrea Evers identifies the person who died as student at 16-year-old Myron Jordan. He was a junior at Cairo High School. Evers described Jordan as a "sweet kid" and a member of the Beta Club.

Evers says grief counselors are at the school to help students.

A prayer vigil was held at the school Sunday night.

Evers says the other person involved in the shooting is also a student and is in fighting for his life. 

Copyright 2014 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Also on KFVS12.comMore>>

  • 2 people shot in Mounds

    2 people shot in Mounds

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 5:30 PM EST2014-11-26 22:30:40 GMT
    Wednesday, November 26 2014 9:55 PM EST2014-11-27 02:55:26 GMT
    Two people have been shot in Mounds.
    Two people have been shot in Mounds.
  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Cape PD creates security camera database program

    Cape PD creates security camera database program

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 1:15 PM EDT2017-08-16 17:15:44 GMT

    Catching a crime on camera could be the best line of defense for law enforcement. On August 16, The Cape Girardeau Police Department announced on their website that they are putting together a database of security cameras throughout the city. 

    Catching a crime on camera could be the best line of defense for law enforcement. On August 16, The Cape Girardeau Police Department announced on their website that they are putting together a database of security cameras throughout the city. 

  • Carbondale PD alerts about panhandler scam

    Carbondale PD alerts about panhandler scam

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-08-16 17:09:40 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    Carbondale Police Department has received information about a female panhandler scamming people out of money.

    Carbondale Police Department has received information about a female panhandler scamming people out of money.

  • 2 KY men arrested after counterfeit money bust

    2 KY men arrested after counterfeit money bust

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 1:07 PM EDT2017-08-16 17:07:37 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    On Tuesday, August 15, Graves County deputies were alerted to the Dollar Store on State Route 131.

    On Tuesday, August 15, Graves County deputies were alerted to the Dollar Store on State Route 131.

Powered by Frankly