Region 8 police investigate shooting of 16-year-old

NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KAIT) - The New Madrid County Sheriff's Department has one man in custody after police say he shot a 16-year-old girl outside a bar.

According to the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department, the shooting happened early Sunday morning around Midnight, at The Next Level Bar on Russell Street.

Police have arrested 18-year-old Willie Harvey of Cape Girardeau, and charged him with First Degree Assault.

The 16-year-old girl is from Sikeston, and is listed in stable condition.

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