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Man Dies After Shooting In Joplin

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On June 2nd, 2018, Joplin Police responded to a reported shooting at 819 South Connor. When officers arrived they found a man with a gunshot wound on the ground in front of the home. Authorities say witnesses were trying to save his life. Officers provided medical aid to the man until METS and Joplin Fire arrived and took over efforts to save the victim. METS took him to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives were called to the scene to investigate. Authorities say the initial investigation shows the shooting took place after a disturbance between individuals. They say the person who shot the man was still on scene and was spoken to by investigators.

An autopsy is scheduled and the investigation is ongoing. No arrests have been made.

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