A man is dead and a suspect is in custody after a fatal shooting in the southeast Missouri town of Kennett. The shooting happened early Sunday.

The Kennett Daily Dunklin Democrat reports that the suspect, 29-year-old Josue Rivera, was later found in Memphis, Tennessee, and charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Kennett officers were called to a report of shots fired around 1 a.m. Sunday and found Francisco Mendez bleeding and unresponsive. He died at a hospital.

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