[Nameplate] Fair ~ 79°F  
High: 83°F ~ Low: 61°F
Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016

One is arrested in fatal shooting

Sunday, May 27, 2007

SIKESTON -- A man is in custody in connection with a fatal shooting early Saturday.

Roger Winfield was found dead at 1:30 a.m. Saturday from an apparent gunshot wound in the 700 block of Taylor Street, according to Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden.

Neighbors told DPS investigators they heard a car alarm sounding near the residence. A short time later neighbors stated they heard the sound of an argument coming from outside the residence, followed by the sound of a gunshot.

Winfield was found lying in the front yard at 707 Taylor St.

A suspect was taken into custody at the scene. According to the DPS news release, the man was arrested and is being held for questioning. The name was being withheld pending the filing of formal charges.

DPS officials request anyone with any information about the incident to contact them at 471-6200.