Arrest Made in Saturday Shooting Death in Cape Girardeau
A 24-year-old man is in custody after a Tennessee man was shot and killed in Cape Girardeau during the weekend.
Authorities say 34-year-old Edward Palmer, of Memphis, was fatally shot early Sunday after a fight with the suspect.
The Cape Girardeau/Bollinger County Major Case Squad said in a news release that Palmer and Charles Selvy Jr. were involved in a verbal confrontation that eventually escalated to a physical fight. Police say Palmer was shot during the confrontation.
The Southeast Missourian reports Selvy was arrested and charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action. His bond was set at $750,000.