UPDATE: Motel 6 gunshot victim dies

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Update 2

JOPLIN, Mo. — The gunshot victim, Matthew A. Painter, 43, of Joplin, has died from injuries sustained during the shooting.

JPD says at this time no arrests have been made as the case remains under investigation.

Update 1

JOPLIN, Mo. — JPD has released additional information on the south Range Line shooting Monday afternoon.

Currently, the sole victim of the Motel 6 shooting is undergoing treatment at an area hospital and is in critical condition. His name is being withheld at this time.

An adult male shooter has been located and is said to be cooperating with JPD. A handgun was recovered from the scene.


JOPLIN, Mo. — At least one male is injured following a shooting at a motel on south Range Line.

Around noon on Monday, Joplin Police responded to a call of shots fired at 3031 S. Range Line

At the moment, JPD has confirmed so far that one adult male was injured. His current condition is unknown.

We will continue to provide updates to this story as more information becomes available.

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