Northern Illinois Man Wanted for Cape Girardeau Shooting


By WSIL Manager

CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A northern Illinois man is wanted in connection with a weekend shooting in Cape Girardeau.

Deontae L. Petty, 22, of Bellwood, is charged with assault and armed criminal action for a shooting Saturday during a concert at the Arena Building.

Prosecutors say Petty shot one man in the chest and another in the leg.

Petty is believed to be in the Chicago area.

Anyone with information about the shooting or Deontae Petty should call the Cape Girardeau Police Department at (573) 335-6621.

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