Sikeston Police Investigating Deadly Shooting

The Sikeston Department of Public Safety is investigating the shooting death of a man. Officers say they responded to the 800 block of Lake Street around 6:28 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20 for a report of a man with a single gunshot. Police say e 40-year-old Sikeston man appeared to have a gunshot wound to the chest and was taken to an area hospital. Police say the suspect was still on scene when officers arrived and was taken into custody. They said it appeared there was a fight between the victim and a woman before the victim was shot. The incident is still under investigation.

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