Authorities Investigate Shooting

Authorities Investigate Shooting
By: Heartland News

SIKESTON, Mo. - The Sikeston Department of Public Safety is investigating what led up to an overnight shooting.
Officers were called to Ruth Street in Sikeston, around 2:20 a.m. Tuesday morning for reports of gunshots.
At the same time, two men were taken to Missouri Delta Medical Center with gunshot wounds.
Stacy Townsend, 34, and 18-year-old Fredrick Cotton were treated for minor injuries.

This is the second shooting at the same location this month.  However, investigators do not believe the two incidents are connected.