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Body found deceased in car in Monett

Monett, Mo- Tuesday afternoon a Monett man was found dead in a car on the 900th block of 7th street.

Monett authorities are not releasing the mans name until they can contact his next of kin.

Monett police department say this man is white and is in his 60’s.

They are currently investigating this death and the Lawrence County Coroner will be doing the autopsy.

Regional Entertainment News will update with more information as soon as it’s available.


Late Night Shooting In Joplin


Late this evening in Joplin, Missouri a shooting occured by Junge Stadium near S Conner Street. Jason Kinney a local neighbor sent us in this video footage taken around 11:34 p.m. This was filmed just a few houses away. Multiple Joplin Police Officers were dispatched along with emergency personnel. One person was reported shot at, and the suspect took off on foot.

Witness heard loud arguing then someone yelling “I’m f****** shot” several times. The witness only heard one shot fired.


Press Release

Shooting Investigation

Media Contact: Captain Nick Jimenez

417-623-3131 ext 676

On August 5th, 2019 at approximately 11:19 P.M. Officers with the Joplin Police Department were dispatched to 1214 S. Connor Ave Joplin, MO about a disturbance with a weapon involved. A caller reported that a male was pointing a gun at him. While on the phone with emergency dispatchers he reported that the suspect was in a SUV type of vehicle with Arkansas plate. The caller then reported he’d been shot then disconnected from the line.

Officers responded and contacted victim identified as Mark Kiefer, 38 of Joplin, MO with a gunshot wound to his arm. As officers on scene were assisting the victim, another officer located the suspect vehicle in the area 4013 S. HWY 43. The officer attempted to stop the suspect vehicle and it fled leading officers on a pursuit. During the pursuit the suspect discarded two pistols from the vehicle as he fled. The suspect identified as Paul Phillips age 31 of Joplin, MO was taken into custody with the assistance of Galena, KS Police Department and Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.

The victim identified as Mark Kiefer age 38 of Joplin, MO was transported to a local hospital with a gunshot wound. Kiefer was later transported to a Springfield, MO hospital for further treatment. Kiefer is currently in stable medical condition. Paul Phillips has been arrested for 1st Degree Assault, Armed Criminal Action, Felon in Possession of Firearm, and Felony Resisting Arrest. Charges have been submitted to both the Jasper County Prosecutors Office and the Newton County Prosecutors Office. The Joplin Police Department would like to thank the Galena, KS Police Department and the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in this.

This is a developing story more information as it becomes available.

Joplin woman’s body found in a drainage ditch

Joplin Mo- Joplin police and detectives are currently investigating after a woman’s body was found in a drainage ditch. Around 1 o-clock Saturday, near 2400 block of Perkins and Walnut street. Someone passing notified and took the correct action by calling local authorities.

Police don’t suspect any foul play at this time. The coroner’s office will transport the body for a autopsy to help identify the cause of death. Local authorities aren’t releasing the name of the woman, so her family can be notified.

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UPDATE 7-15-19 – The woman found deceased has been identified as Adriene Myers 39, of Joplin.

Construction may cause delays Wednesday and Thursday

Joplin, Mo– Construction workers plan to install water lines for Missouri American Water in the 100 block of Main Street. This may cause detours and possible traffic delays in the area. Work begins at 6am on Wednesday, July 10th and should be completed by 8pm on Thursday, July 11th.

Workers will install water lines across Main Street during this project. Drivers should use caution in this area, by watching for detours, construction workers and lane shifts.

Starting at 6pm on Wednesday July 10th along 7th Street will cause lane closures at the intersection of 7th Street and Main Street. While they finish up this project you may want to take a alternative route to avoid delays.

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