Deputies, MSHP investigating shooting death in Phelps County

The Phelps County Sheriff's Department and the Missouri Highway State Patrol are investigating a shooting death in Phelps County. (MGN Online)

Deputies said a male subject died at a location in the 10000 block of County Road 2080 in Phelps County Tuesday morning.

According to the Phelps County Sheriff's Department, deputies responded to the shooting incident at 1:15 a.m. and found the male had been shot. The Phelps Coroner pronounced the male dead at the scene.

Law enforcement interviewed three people during the investigation. A press release indicated the next of kin had not been notified.

Anyone with information regarding the incident has been encouraged to contact Det. Boshoff at (573) 426-3860 or to anonymously call the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department Confidential Tip Line at (573) 426-2936.

The Phelps County Sheriff’s Department, Phelps County Coroner and the Missouri State Highway Patrol were all investigating the death.

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