Sikeston DPS investigating shot fired at vehicle

Thursday, November 21, 2019

SIKESTON An investigation continues after a single gunshot was fired at an occupied vehicle early Sunday in Sikeston.

At about 8 a.m. Sunday, officers with Sikeston Department of Public Safety responded to the 1200 block of Lawrence Streetin reference to property damage that had occurred overnight around 3 a.m, according to Capt. Austin Henley with Sikeston Department of Public Safety. The complainant advised that he had been sitting in his vehicle in front of the residence overnight.

A suspect approached the vehicle and struck the vehicle window with his arm.He then displayed a firearm and fired one shot at the vehicle, striking it in the vehicle door, Henley said.

The investigation is ongoing.

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