Charges pending in New Madrid shooting

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

NEW MADRID, Mo. - A New Madrid man is in custody in connection with a shooting Monday evening.

At approximately 6:20 p.m. New Madrid Police were called to a residence on St. Lucy Lane in reference to a shooting. At the scene officers found a subject with a gunshot wound to the abdomen, according to New Madrid Police Chief Joey Higgerson.

The victim was take by ambulance to Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

A suspect, who was identified shortly after the shooting, turned himself in about 11:30 p.m. Monday

According to online court records, David Lewis Walton II is charged with first degree assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.

He is being held in the Mississippi County Jail at Charleston without bond.

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