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Two arrested in deadly nightclub shooting in Caruthersville

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Missouri State Highway Patrol announced the arrest of two men in connection with Sunday's deadly shooting at Club Envy in Caruthersville.

Officers arrested 25-year old Travis Ware. They also captured Anton Jones in Arkansas.

Both men face murder charges.

Missouri State Highway Patrol also identified the victim as Freddie J. Rodgers, Jr.

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CARUTHERSVILLE, MO -- One person was killed and six others hurt after a shooting at a night club.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the shooting happened early Sunday morning around 3:50 a.m. at Club Envy.

The shooting happened during a private party that up to 300 people may have attended.

All of the people involved in the shooting are adults and were believed to be outside of the club when the attack began, authorities said.

In total, six people were shot, including the one individual killed. A seventh person was injured because of broken glass.

Nobody is in custody at this time, and police cannot confirm the gender, age, ethnicity or number of shooters involved.

Authorities are currently investigating all leads and say the situation is very fluid.

"There was a large group trying to leave the building when gunshots rang out. I believe there were 11 shots fired.," said Sgt. Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Caruthersville Police, Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department are also investigating the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.
 

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