Police Arrest Man in Connection to Shooting


A man wanted in connection to a shooting on Wednesday morning, October 6 is now in custody. Police say, Dominique Betts was taken into custody on Wednesday, Oct. 13 in northern New Madrid County during a traffic stop. He was wanted for unlawful use of a weapon, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of firearm. Police say he was considered armed and dangerous. Police say officers were called to the 400 block of Semo Drive just before 8 a.m. for a report of gunshots in the neighborhood. When they arrived, witnesses told them the driver of a blue car was firing shots at a white car, and that someone in the white car was shooting back. Both vehicles left the scene before the officers arrived. Police said no injuries were reported. They said several spent shell casings were recovered and the incident was caught on surveillance video.

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