1 dead in early morning shooting in Kirksville

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Kirksville police are confirming one person dead after an early morning shooting.

Police responded to 710 West Elizabeth street at 2:29 a.m. Saturday morning in reference to a report of a subject shot with a firearm.

Police arrived, spoke with several witnesses and gathered information and evidence.

It is confirmed that the victim is a 27-year-old man from Brookfield. The name is being withheld pending notification of family. The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this or any other investigation is encouraged to contact the Kirksville Police Department at 660-785-6945, (Dispatch) 660-665-5621, Adair County Sheriff’s Office at 660-665-4600 or anonymously at 660-627-BUST (2878) or email police@kirksvillecity.com.