Man Dies of Gunshot Wound in Jefferson City

A man is dead after being shot last (Tuesday) night and Jefferson City Police are investigating.

Officers say they received a call just before 9:30 about a weapons offense in the 200 block of Dawson Street.

A gray Cadillac was seen and stopped at Highway 50 and Monroe and officers say one man in the car had suffered a gunshot wound and was taken to Capital Region Medical Center and then University Hospital where he was later declared deceased by a medical physician.

Three other men in the car are said to be cooperating with investigators.

The victim’s identity has not yet been released as family members are being notified.