One Dead in Joplin Shooting


A man has died in a late night shooting in Joplin.

Shortly after 11:00 Saturday night the police department arrived to 819 South Connor for reports of a shooting.

Officers found witnesses attempting to save an adult male on the ground in front of the home with a gun shot wound.

Until METS and Joplin Fire arrived the officers provided medical aide to try and save the man. 

He was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

The police department is still working to get more information however at this point they believe the shooting happened after a disturbance between a few people. 

The person that shot the man was still on scene when detectives arrived and spoke to investigators.

However, at this time, no arrests have been made as the police department continues their investigation. 

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