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.

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