Sikeston man shot dead at Cape Girardeau nightclub

Malcolm Harris of Cape Girardeau was charged Monday for the death of Sikeston resident Nicholas Gilbert.

A 21-year-old man has been charged in a weekend shooting death at a southeast Missouri nightclub.

The Southeast Missourian reports the shooting happened early Sunday at a Cape Girardeau club called The Spot. Police responded to a call of shots fired and found 32-year-old Sikeston resident Nicholas Gilbert inside the nightclub with at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead by the Cape Girardeau County coroner.

Malcolm Harris of Cape Girardeau was taken into custody later Sunday and charged Monday with second-degree murder and armed criminal action. He was being held on $100,000 cash bond.

Court records did not list a lawyer for Harris.

Police have not said what led to the shooting or whether they're looking for other suspects.

(Information in the following story is from: Southeast Missourian,