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Moberly police investigate homicide, victim identified

Moberly police investigate homicide,...

UPDATE 2:16 p.m.: At approximately 12:12 a.m. on Thursday, the Moberly Police Department responded to a report of a disturbance with shots fired in the 1000 block of S Williams Street.

Officers located a 54-year-old white male with a possible gunshot wound. Units rendered first aid and the Randolph County Ambulance transported the subject to MRMC where he was pronounced deceased.
Currently persons of interest are being interviewed at the Moberly Police Department. T
 
he deceased has been identified as Christopher Shawn James of Moberly, Missouri.
 
The Randolph County Coroner has ruled the death a homicide and requested an autopsy be conducted.
 

ORIGINAL STORY: Moberly police were called to shots fired after midnight Thursday in the 1000 block of S. Williams Street.

Police say officers arrived on scene to find a 54-year-old man with a possible gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Right now police are interviewing persons of interest. The name of the victim will not be released until the family is notified.

The Randolph County Coroner ruled the death a homicide and requested an autopsy.


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