Police: 2 overnight Cape Girardeau shootings believed to be unrelated

Police investigate 2 overnight shootings in Cape Girardeau
Police say the first shooting started with an argument. (Source: Rob Foote/KFVS)
Police say the first shooting started with an argument. (Source: Rob Foote/KFVS)

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Police are investigating two overnight shootings in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

They say they believe the two are unrelated.

One person was rushed to the hospital after a shooting around 1:30 a.m.

A witness at the scene told police that an argument started nearby and then someone pulled out a gun and started shooting.

Police say one person was shot multiple times in the leg. They say the witness and the victim then drove to a home on South Henderson and called police.

The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

About an hour later, around 2:30 a.m., police responded to a call of shots fired at the intersection of Whitener and Silver Springs.

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