Man shot to death, found inside wrecked car

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, MO – A man was shot dead in Charleston, MO.

Friday, November 17th, the Charleston Police Department responded to the 500 block of Cleveland Street for gunshots around 5:30 PM.

While officers were responded, there was another call of a car accident and a person shot near the intersection of Cleveland and Finney Streets.

Officers found a wrecked car with a man inside.

Cournelyous Stevenson, 22 of Cape Girardeau was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident is under investigation.

No one has been arrested at this time.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Charleston DPS at 573 683 3737. Our agency is being assisted by the Mississippi County Sheriff’s Department, the MO State Highway Patrol, Sikeston Department of Public Safety and ATF.

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