Man accused of shooting woman in Sikeston; arrested in Cape Girardeau Co.

Sikeston DPS shooting investigation.
Published: Aug. 28, 2023 at 10:40 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 28, 2023 at 5:16 PM CDT
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SIKESTON, Mo. (KFVS) - A man is accused of shooting a woman on Sunday, August 27.

Dale-Wadrick L. Winters, Jr., of Sikeston, was charged by the New Madrid County Prosecutor’s Office with domestic assault first, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.

He is currently being held on a no-bond warrant.

According to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, the victim is in stable condition.

DPS responded to the 400 block of Lynual around 3 p.m. for a report of a woman with a gunshot wound to the side.

New Madrid County Ambulance personnel treated the woman at the scene and then took her to an area hospital.

The suspect, later identified as Winters, Jr., was not at the scene and officers learned he was going northbound on Interstate 55 en route to Cape Girardeau.

According to the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s Office, deputies saw the suspect vehicle and pulled it over. Winters, Jr. was taken into custody and turned over to Sikeston DPS.