Joplin Police Shooting Investigation in Sunnyvale Neighborhood

Capt Will Davis tells us the adult male victim is in critical condition. Crime scene tape wrapped a residence at 3424 South Finley.
Shooting scene in Joplin, Mo
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JOPLIN, Mo. — Early Saturday morning about 12:35 a.m. Joplin Dispatch were alerted to reports of a male suffering a gunshot wound in the 3400 block of South Finley Ave.

Joplin Fire Rescue, Joplin Police, Newton County Deputies, and Newton County Ambulance responded to the Sunnyvale Neighborhood.

Upon arrival officers found a male suffering a gunshot wound, “rushed the victim to a local hospital.  The victim is currently in critical condition,” Capt Davis states.

The home was surrounded by crime scene tape overnight as Joplin Police Detectives talked to occupants of the residence and processed the crime scene.

“No arrests have been made at this time.”

If you have any information regarding this incident, you are encouraged to contact the Joplin Police Department at 417-623-3131.  Further details will be released as they become available.

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