HAYTI HEIGHTS - Pemiscot County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a suspect in connection with a shooting which left a Pemiscot County man in serious condition.
At approximately 5:30 a.m. Saturday the Pemiscot County Sheriff's office received a 911 call about a man shot several times from 120 First St.
When Pemiscot County deputies, Hayti police and Hayti Heights police converged on the address, they found a 48-year-old black male suffering from multiple gun shot wounds.
The victim was transported by ambulance to the Pemiscot County Memorial Hospital and was later transferred by helicopter to the Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis, Tenn., where he was last listed in stable condition.
The victim reported being approached by an unknown black male while leaving for work. A disagreement took place between the suspect and the victim that resulted in several shots being fired and the victim being hit multiple times.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol's Division of Drugs and Crime Control investigators assisting in the ongoing investigation in the case.
Sheriff Tommy Greenwell asks that anyone with information regarding the shooting please call 573-333-4101 or contact your local police department with the information.