Shots fired alert leads to arrest of Cape Girardeau man

A Cape Girardeau man was arrested in connection with a shots fired investigation.
Published: Mar. 7, 2023 at 8:35 AM CST
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A ShotSpotter alert on Monday, March 6 in Cape Girardeau leads to an arrest.

Officers were called to the 500 block of South Ellis Street to a report of shots fired around 12:30 a.m.

When they arrived, officers said they found a vehicle with one person inside.

Officers identified the person as 63-year-old Gary Harris, of Cape Girardeau.

According to Cape Girardeau Police, officers determined during the course of their investigation that Harris fired a gun in the area.

Police said the officers also found the firearm used.

No injuries or damage has been reported.

Harris was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm.

He is being held in the Cape Girardeau County Jail on $100,000 cash bond.