Man shot in the back at a Cape Girardeau parking lot

Man shot in the back at a parking lot in Cape Girardeau

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Police are investigating a shooting near the intersection of South West End Boulevard and Merriwether Street in Cape Girardeau.

Cape Girardeau Police Sgt. Joey Hann said a man had been shot in the back once with a handgun.

The victim had been standing on the west side of a parking lot when he was shot shortly after 10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27.

No information has been released on his condition.

Police said the victim has not offered any information on a suspect and the public is not in danger.

Investigators do not believe this shooting is related to another shooting early Thursday morning shooting on S. Hanover Street.

Anyone with information about the investigation is asked to contact the Cape Girardeau Police Department at 573-335-6621.

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