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2 people dead, Major Case Squad activated

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CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO - The Cape Girardeau Major Case Squad was activated last night after two men died as a result of gunfire.

Sunday, August 3rd around 9:20 PM, police responded to the 200 block of South Middle St. There was reportedly a disturbance where gunshots were heard.

When officers arrived, they found two victims. They were both transported to local hospitals.

Cape Girardeau County Coroner declared Detavian L. Richardson, 20 and Zatrun R. Twiggs, 28 both from Cape Girardeau deceased at the hospital.

In light of the incident, the Major Case Squad was activated to help with the investigation. A white SUV with several passengers has been identified as the possible suspect vehicle. No other information is being released at this time.

If you have any information relevant to this case, you are encouraged to contact the Cape Girardeau Police Department at 573-335-6621 or email  police@cityofcape.org

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