Missouri police investigating two shootings
Police in Sikeston, Missouri, are investigating two shootings that happened Saturday. Two men were shot in separate incidents.
Around 12:26 a.m. Saturday, Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers were monitoring a large crowd at a party in the area of The Man’s Kitchen at 903 W. Malone Street when they heard gunshots coming from the business’s parking lot.
Police say while the shots were being investigated, officers received reports from the Missouri Delta Medical Center that a 27-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds had arrived there.
Police say the man was shot in the Malone Street incident, and he was later airlifted to a St. Louis hospital in serious but stable condition.
Later, around 11:22 p.m. Saturday, officers patrolling in the area near the intersection of Branum and Lora streets reported hearing multiple gunshots. Immediately after the gunshots, Police say a vehicle was seen speeding away from the area with what looked like gun damage.
Police stopped the vehicle, and found that the 21-year-old man driving it had a gunshot wound. He was taken by ambulance to a Sikeston hospital, where he was treated and released. Police say their investigation indicates the shooting happened near the intersection of William and Lanning streets.
The Sikeston DPS is looking for information in reference to both shootings. If you have information, you can contact Sikeston DPS at 573-471-4711. Police say all tips can remain anonymous.