Press Release - Homicide - 05/18/2012

    On 05/18/2012 at about 3:30pm the Charleston Department of Public Safety received a call of gunshots in the area of Vine and Finney Streets. The first officer to arrive found a male subject lying on the ground with an apparent gunshot wound.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.  The victim has been identified as:


George Oliver Moore, Jr,
34 year of age
Charleston MO 63834


     The Charleston DPS is being assisted in the investigation by the MO State Highway Patrol and the Mississippi County Sheriff’s Department.  Cooperation of the public is vital, and anyone with information is urged to contact the Charleston DPS at (573) 683-3737.


More information to follow as the investigation proceeds.


Authority: Robert Hearnes, Director