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.