Updating a story we brought to you yesterday, the identity of the victim in a fatal shooting in Sikeston has been released.
According to authorities, 32 year old Ricky Walker Jr. was shot Tuesday night and later died from his injuries.
A Sikeston man is facing a murder charge in connection to the incident. According to Missouri Case Net, 19 year old D’ereck Whitney, of Sikeston, is facing charges including murder 1st degree, unlawful use of a weapon, armed criminal action and multiple counts of assault 1st degree.
Two other people have also reportedly been arrested in connection to the shooting.