Gunshots Fired Near Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau

Jun 27, 2019

No injuries were reported after an apparent gunfight near the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau.

Cape Girardeau Police officers say at around 11:15 Wednesday morning, they responded to the 1100 block of North Sprigg Street after a report of approximately 12 gunshots fired in the area.

Officers learned two suspects had exchanged gunfire with each other on a public gas station parking lot. An observer saw one of the suspects leave the area in a vehicle, which officers located as it traveled south in the 800 block of Sprigg Street.

They apprehended 22-year-old Yamango Jiles of Cape Girardeau, who was taken into custody without incident. Officers also recovered a 10-millimeter Glock handgun from his waistband.

Jiles is being held for Unlawful Use of a Weapon.