Man steps outside Cape home, gets shot in ankle

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Cape Girardeau police officers responded to a shooting early Saturday in the 1300 block of Big Bend Road. Officers arrived at the residence around 2:30 a.m. to find a 22-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his left ankle. The victim said he was visiting the residence when he went outside and was subsequently shot.

The victim said he ran back inside the house and had someone call 911. He also told police he did not see who shot him and that he was outside by himself.

No one else was injured, and the victim was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A spokesman for the Cape Girardeau Police Department said the shooting is under investigation.

Pertinent address:

1300 Big Bend Road, Cape Girardeau, MO

Map of pertinent addresses

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