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Man dies, another hurt after shots fired at a party in Phelps County

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Published: Jan. 17, 2021 at 2:27 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 17, 2021 at 3:39 PM CST
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DOOLITTLE, Mo. (KY3) - A man has died and another man is hurt after someone fired shots Saturday night at a party in Phelps County.

Deputies from the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department responded to the 16000 block of Lakewood Drive near Doolittle, Missouri, around 11:30 p.m. Saturday. Authorities received a report of multiple gunshots being fired at a party.

The Doolittle Fire Protection District says one man had been shot multiple times and was in cardiac arrest when emergency crews arrived. He later died from his injuries.

“Due to the mechanism of injury, resuscitation efforts were not attempted,” said the Doolittle Fire Protection District in a Facebook post.

Another suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, but the extent of his injuries is unknown.

Additional details are limited, and no suspects have been identified at this time. The Phelps County Sheriff’s Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol and Rolla Police Department are investigating the incident.

We will update as more information becomes available.

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