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Search for suspect underway after deadly shooting

Scowden poplar bluff shooting suspect

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (WSIL) -- Police are looking for a man they consider armed after a shooting Tuesday morning in Butler County.

According to Poplar Bluff Police it happened just after midnight in the 800 block of Clare Avenue. Officers found a man had been shot. He later died at the hospital.

Police are not releasing the victim's name at this time.

They are searching for a suspect they've identifed as Caleb Scowden.

Scowden is described as a white male in his 30’s who is approximately 6’2”, 180 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes.

Scowden should be considered armed and dangerous.

Jeff Weinrich

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