One killed in accidental Sikeston shooting, police say

Saturday, January 5, 2008

Southeast Missourian

SIKESTON, Mo. -- A shooting in Sikeston that authorities say was accidental left one dead Friday. A 30-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene by Scott County Coroner Scott Amick. Authorities have not released the name of the victim, pending notification of family members. The incident took place at RE Arms in Sikeston. Authorities said the victim been cleaning his gun when it accidentally went off.

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