Armed and Dangerous Man Wanted for Questioning by Police

Poplar Bluff Police are trying to track down a man they consider armed for questioning in connection with a deadly shooting on Tuesday, April 6. Officers were called to the 800 block of Clare Avenue shortly after midnight for shots fired call. When they arrived they found an unconscious man on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital and later died. The identity of the victim is not being released at this time. Authorities are working to notify family members. Poplar Bluff Police are working to find Caleb Scowden in order to question him about the shooting investigation. Police said Scowden should be considered armed “due to the circumstances. Scowden is described as a white male in his 30s, 6-foot-2-inches tall, 180 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. Anyone with information about Scowden’s whereabouts is urged not to approach him and to call their local police department or Poplar Bluff Detective Bryce Colvin at 573-772-1304.



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