Shooting Suspect Arrested

On Saturday, Nov. 30 at approximately 4:55 p.m. officers from the Cape Girardeau Police Department responded to 2101 William St. in reference to a shooting that had just taken place where a female had been shot in the leg while sitting in a vehicle.  The suspect fled in a black passenger car.


Through our investigation, a suspect was identified and a warrant was obtained.  With the assistance of Boone County Sheriff’s Department, Columbia Police Department and the Mustang Drug Task Force, Dennis L. Williams, 34 from Cape Girardeau, was arrested in Boone County last night, Dec. 12 around 10 p.m. on charges of two counts of Felony Assault First Degree and Felony Armed Criminal Action with a $250,000 bond.  He will be transported to Cape Girardeau County in the near future.