Deadly shooting under investigation in Ripley Co., MO - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Deadly shooting under investigation in Ripley Co., MO

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
RIPLEY COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A death investigation is underway right now in Ripley County after a man was shot and killed.

According to the Missouri Highway State Highway Patrol, it happened on Thursday.

Preliminary evidence indicates the person that shot the man did it in self-defense.

Ripley County Coroner Mike Jackson said the man died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

He was pronounced dead at 12:45 p.m.

No one is in custody at this time.

Investigators have not released the name of the man that was killed.

Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2016 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Violent crash splits teen's car in half

    Violent crash splits teen's car in half

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:21:49 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:25:16 GMT
    (Source: KETV/CNN)(Source: KETV/CNN)

    Seventeen-year-old Marcus Case was behind the wheel when a collision with 18-year-old John Khury split his car in half at 222nd Skyline Drive and Center Street in Omaha, NE.

    Seventeen-year-old Marcus Case was behind the wheel when a collision with 18-year-old John Khury split his car in half at 222nd Skyline Drive and Center Street in Omaha, NE.

  • Cyclists tried to scare cougar but it attacked, killing 1

    Cyclists tried to scare cougar but it attacked, killing 1

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:31 AM EDT2018-05-20 05:31:13 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-05-20 23:04:19 GMT
    (Alan Berner /The Seattle Times via AP). Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police confer with an individual from the King County Medical Examiner's and a King County Sheriff's deputy on a remote gravel road above Snoqualmie, WA., following a fatal cou...(Alan Berner /The Seattle Times via AP). Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police confer with an individual from the King County Medical Examiner's and a King County Sheriff's deputy on a remote gravel road above Snoqualmie, WA., following a fatal cou...

    Authorities say the cougar believed responsible for the attack has been euthanized.

    Authorities say the cougar believed responsible for the attack has been euthanized.

  • breaking

    Sulfur dioxide emissions triple, 2 lava flows reach ocean

    Sulfur dioxide emissions triple, 2 lava flows reach ocean

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:26:51 GMT

    Ongoing eruptions in Kilauea's east rift zone are triggering ongoing concerns.

    Ongoing eruptions in Kilauea's east rift zone are triggering ongoing concerns.

Powered by Frankly