Cape Girardeau man facing charge after ShotSpotter alert

Gary Harris (Source: Cape Girardeau Police Department)
Gary Harris (Source: Cape Girardeau Police Department)

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – A Cape Girardeau man faces an unlawful possession of a firearm charge after police received a ShotSpotter alert.

On March 6, at about 12:30 a.m. officers received a ShotSpotter alert in reference to shots being fired in the 500 block of South Ellis.

Officers arrived on scene and found a vehicle with Gary Harris, 63, from Cape Girardeau inside.

Officers determined Harris fired a weapon in the area and also found and retrieved the firearm that was used, according to the Cape Girardeau Police Department.

Harris is being held on a $100,000 cash bond for a charge of Class C felony of unlawful possession of a firearm.

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