Shooting in Cape Girardeau


By WSIL Manager

CAPE GIRARDEAU -- One man is dead after an early morning shooting in Cape Girardeau.

The Cape Girardeau Police Department responded to a report of a man down in an ally on the 800 block of Jefferson Street around 12:10 Saturday morning.

When officers arrived they found a man on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds.  Anthony Hempstead, 26,  was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead by Cape Girardeau County Coroner John Clifton.
Officers are still searching for a suspect, and no one has been arrested.  The case is still under investigation.
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