Shot fired downtown, police release new information

      Kirksville Police Department

      Kirksville Police have released more information about the events Saturday night that have led to an investigation.

      According to a news release, Kirksville Police officers were on foot patrol near the intersection of Main and McPherson Streets when they heard a gunshot in the area of the Traveler's Apartments parking area.

      Officers responded and learned there had been a physical fight between parties and a gun had gone off. After searching the area officers found a gun and other evidence.

      One person was taken into custody at the scene unrelated to the discharge of the firearm. The police have identified a person of interest and the investigation is still ongoing.