Police investigating morning shooting in Sikeston

The Sikeston Department of Public Safety is investigating a morning shooting.

Officers were called to the 700 block of Montgomery Street around 10:35 a.m. on reports of a man who had been shot.

When they arrived, they found a 23-year-old Sikeston man with several gunshot wounds to his torso and leg.

The victim was taken to an area hospital and was last reported in surgery.

Later, officer went to the 500 block of Malcolm Street to the home of a 29-year-old suspect who was named by the victim.

The suspect was arrested without incident.

An investigation is ongoing.

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