Sikeston Department of Public Safety investigate deadly shooting
SUNDAY UPDATE: Sikeston Department of Public Safety have released the name of the man who was shot and killed Saturday night. Police say 35 year-old Samuel Sanders died around 5pm. Police are looking for 33 year-old Antoine Harris-Applewhite. He’s been charged with first degree murder, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a firearm and being a felon in possession of a firearm. He is considered armed and dangerous.
Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers are searching for the suspect in a deadly shooting there Saturday afternoon.
Officers were called to Westside Liquors on West Malone around 5:00 Saturday because of a shooting.
When they arrived they say there was a man who had been shot in the chest.
Witnesses say the shooting happened in the store parking lot.
The victim was taken to a local hospital where he later died. His identity has not yet been released. Anyone with information should contact the Sikeson Department of Public Safety at 573-471-4711.