Man wanted in connection to New Madrid, Mo. shooting now in custody

Published: Oct. 6, 2021 at 3:34 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 13, 2021 at 10:19 PM CDT
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NEW MADRID, Mo. (KFVS) - A man wanted in connection to a shooting on Wednesday morning, October 6 is now in custody.

According to New Madrid police, Dominique Betts was taken into custody on Wednesday, Oct. 13 in northern New Madrid County during a traffic stop.

**********UPDATE********** Dominique Betts was taken into custody today in northern New Madrid County during a traffic...

Posted by New Madrid Police Department on Wednesday, October 13, 2021

He was wanted for unlawful use of a weapon, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of firearm.

Police say he was considered armed and dangerous.

According to a post on the police department’s Facebook page, officers were called to the 400 block of Semo Drive just before 8 a.m. for a report of gunshots in the neighborhood.

When they arrived, witnesses told them the driver of a blue car was firing shots at a white car, and that someone in the white car was shooting back.

Both vehicles left the scene before the officers arrived.

Police said no injuries were reported.

They said several spent shell casings were recovered and the incident was caught on surveillance video.

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