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Suspect in police custody after Monday night fatal shooting

The St. Joseph Police Department has one person in custody after a shooting leaves one dead in a Monday night shooting.

Posted: Aug 7, 2018 3:52 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.)- The St. Joseph Police Department has one person in custody after a shooting leaves one dead in a Monday night shooting in midtown St. Joseph. 

According to the SJPD, the investigation is ongoing. 

Officers responded to a report of shots fired near 10th and Henry. When they arrived, they found 29-year-old Mack Jenkins with a gunshot wound. Jenkins died from his injuries. 

A second victim, identified as a 23-year-old man, was also shot and taken to the hospital. 

Investigators are asking anyone with information to call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 238-TIPS. 

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