One Person Dies in Caruthersville Shooting

One person is dead and two others were injured after a shooting in Caruthersville on Friday night. Police say at 8:55 p.m. on July 2, the police department received a call that there had been a shooting. Police responded to the 600 block of Franklin Avenue where they found three gunshot victims. 21-year-old Kidrick Briscoe was shot and killed in a shooting exchange between multiple individuals. A 16-year-old and 19-year-old were also injured during the shooting, as well. The 16-year-old was taken to a hospital in Memphis and is in critical condition at this time.The 19-year-old was taken to a hospital in Hayti and later released. Bullet holes were also found in two vehicles. Police say gunfire was exchanged on both sides. They say they believe there was a dispute beforehand that ultimately led to the shooting. A 19-year-old male suspect is in custody. First degree murder and armed criminal action charges have been filed. Police are currently searching for other suspects. Charges will be filled upon their arrest. The incident is still under investigation.

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