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Police continue to investigate a case involving a masked gunman

Nov 16, 2012 -- 12:31pm


Caruthersville police are continuing their investigation into a case involving a masked gunman. Thursday evening a man entered a home at around 9 PM.  Residents told police the suspect was a black male wearing a ski mask and pulled a loaded firearm out.  He pointed the weapon at residents and demanded money.  One person struck the suspects arm holding the gun downward while another hit him with a chair.  The suspect then bent over firing shots inside the home.  The victims believe he may have shot himself in the stomach in the process.  Officers canvassed the area and contacted hospitals but could not find the suspect.  The investigation is ongoing at this time.

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