Motorcyclist found with a gunshot wound after a wreck

JOPLIN, Mo – The Joplin Police Department responds to a single vehicle injury crash involving a motorcycle.

According to Joplin P.D., the wreck happened at the 1 MM of East Bound on 1-44.

The motorcycle driver was transported to a local hospital where it was discovered that they were suffering from a single gunshot wound.

Detectives are currently investigating the incident; They are not seeking any other suspects at this time.

The Driver of the motorcycle is currently listed as being in critical condition.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Corporal Hanes at 417-623-3131 ext. 693.

We will have more information as it becomes available.