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Shots Fired in Joplin


From the Joplin Police Department:

11/27/16 at approximately 11:16 AM, officers responded to a report of gunshots near the intersection of A and Sergeant Ave. After investigation it was determined that a Hispanic Male driving a silver or gray Chevy pickup was chasing a subject described as a black male with dread locks. The fleeing black male was armed with a handgun.

As the subject ran southbound down the west alley of Sergeant, a black male driving a white Ford passenger car picked him up. The Hispanic male then rammed the back of the Ford and at least 3 gunshots were heard. Both vehicles left the area.

There have been no reported injuries.

If you have any information in regard to this event you are asked to contact the Joplin Police Department at (417) 623-3131.

Tim Spears
FOX 14 News Anchor, Reporter

In September 2014, Tim Spears joined KOAM as a Reporter. Tim previously worked at 95.1FM (Mike FM) and was a Sports Producer at PSU. Young Timothy was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and was raised in Kansas City, MO area.


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