On May 4, 2014 at approximately 9:30 PM, officers with the Joplin Police Department responded to the area of 14th and Cleveland for a possible shooting. Officers arrived and located the victim of an apparent gunshot. The victim received one gunshot wound that was non-life threatening. He was transported to Freeman West Hospital where he is currently listed in good condition.
The Investigations Bureau responded to the incident. A person of interest in this case has been identified and the Joplin Police Department is currently looking for this person. It appears that the victim and person of interest are known acquaintances of each other and the incident began as an argument between the person of interest and the victim.
The victim in the shooting has been identified as 23 year old, David C. Reynolds II of Joplin.
This continues to be an on-going investigation. We will send more information out once this has been updated.
If anyone has any information about this incident, please contact the Joplin Police Department. You can contact us via phone at 417-623-3131, on our web page at www.joplinpolice.org, or on our Facebook page at www.facebook/JoplinPD .