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Police: 2 arrested after Sunday night shooting

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KENNETT, MO (KAIT) – After gunshots were heard on Sunday, Kennett police arrested both a man shot and another man with a gun.

Officers were called out to the South Vandeventer apartments at around 10 p.m. but found nothing. When they got to Twin Rivers Medical Center, they found Uzzi Caruthers with a gunshot wound.

After speaking with Caruthers, they headed began a search in the area around the apartments. Officers found Ricky Hopper Jr. with an injury by his eye.

According to police, Hopper and another person were forced into an apartment and were assaulted. Investigators were able to recover evidence from the scene, including an undisclosed amount of marijuana.

Police said Caruthers and Hopper have been arrested. Both were taken to the Dunklin County Jail where they wait for former charges.


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