Suspect in Sikeston murder case arrested

Detectives with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety and the Southeast Missouri Major Case...
Detectives with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety and the Southeast Missouri Major Case Squad are investigating.
Published: Jul. 3, 2022 at 10:36 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 5, 2022 at 10:31 AM CDT
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SIKESTON, Mo. (KFVS) - The Sikeston Department of Public Safety (DPS) have arrested a suspect in the murder case of Sh’Tyana Ingram, who died as a result of shooting last week.

According to Sikeston DPS, a 16-year-old from Charleston, Mo. has been arrested and charged with first degree murder, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.

The teen remains in custody at the Mississippi County Juvenile Detention Center.

A shooting overnight in Sikeston resulted in one woman’s death after being transported to a hospital with gunshot wounds.

Sh’Tyana Ingram, 21, of Sikeston, died from her injuries after being taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

According to a release from Sikeston DPS, officers discovered that two people had been shot.

The other victim was taken to Missouri Delta Hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to the shoulder. They are expected to recover.

Sh’Tyana Ingram, 21, of Sikeston, died as a result of her gunshot injuries after being taken to...
Sh’Tyana Ingram, 21, of Sikeston, died as a result of her gunshot injuries after being taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo.(Source: Family photo)

Sikeston DPS Chief Jim McMillen says the shooting took place at Hucks Gas Station around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, July 3.

Detectives with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety and the Southeast Missouri Major Case Squad are investigating.

If anyone has any information regarding this shooting, please contact the Sikeston Department of Public Safety at (573)471-4711 or our tip line at (573)475-3774.

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