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Victim identified after deadly shooting in Cape Girardeau

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Family members say the victim is Anthony Hempstead of Cape Girardeau (Source: Family submitted). Family members say the victim is Anthony Hempstead of Cape Girardeau (Source: Family submitted).
The Cape Girardeau-Bollinger County Major Case Squad was activated to investigate the incident (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS) The Cape Girardeau-Bollinger County Major Case Squad was activated to investigate the incident (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS)
Family members tell Heartland News that he died right by his house on the sidewalk by the alley (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS). Family members tell Heartland News that he died right by his house on the sidewalk by the alley (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS).
Officers found a man on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS). Officers found a man on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds (Source: Mike Mohundro, KFVS).
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - One man is dead after a shooting in Cape Girardeau early Saturday morning. 

The Cape Girardeau-Bollinger County Major Case Squad was activated to investigate the incident. 

Family members say the victim is 26-year-old Anthony L. Hempstead of Cape Girardeau.

Cape Girardeau Police Officers say they responded to the 800 block of Jefferson street just after midnight on Saturday morning. 

They had reports of a person down in the alley. 

Officers found a man on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds. 

Emergency crews took the man to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead by Cape Girardeau County Coroner John Clifton. 

At this time, authorities don't have anyone in custody. 

Family members tell Heartland News that he died right by his house on the sidewalk by the alley.

Coroner John Clifton says an autopsy is planned for 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 29.

Stay with Heartland News and kfvs12.com for more information as it becomes available. 

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