UPDATE: Shooting Outside Joplin Movie Theatre

By Priscilla Mace

Published 11/01 2013 10:46PM

Updated 11/01 2013 11:31PM

JOPLIN, MO---Joplin police just confirmed to us, dispatch received a call at 9:50 pm of shots fired at the Regal 14 Movie Theatre.  A suspect has been taken into custody and a middle-age male was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.  Officers called it a target event and not a random shooting.  The incident happened outside the theatre in the parking lot.  There were no other injuries.  Police are not releasing names at this time until family has been notified.  Duquesne Police Department, Jasper County Sheriff's Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol are all assisting in the investigation.

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