Police: Two dead, two injured in Kirksville shooting

Anquan Eugene Glover
Anquan Eugene Glover(Kirksville Police)
Published: Dec. 30, 2021 at 2:03 PM CST
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KIRKSVILLE, MO (KYOU) - Kirksville police have identified the victims of the Thursday afternoon shooting at the 700 block of East Dodson.

The victims were identified as:

Braxton A. A. Cottrill, 22 years old, was transported University Hospital in Columbia and was later pronounced dead.

And infant or toddler, 18 months old, who died at the scene.

Alissa Anders, 18 years old, was transported to University Hospital in Columbia and is in critical condition.

Randall C. L. Yarrington, 21 years old, was transported to a medical facility and treated for gunshot wounds.

Police are still in search of suspected after multiple people were shot on Thursday afternoon.

According to a press release from the Kirksville Police Department, on Thursday, Kirksville Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 700 block of West Dodson. Police arrived and found multiple victims with apparent gunshot wounds outside and inside of a nearby residence. Police were provided with a name of the suspected shooter in this incident. This suspect is identified as follows: Anquan Eugene Glover, black, male, 5′11″ tall, 145 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes.

Police have been unable to locate Anquan Glover and he is still at large. Anquan Glover should be considered armed and dangerous. It was reported that earlier on 12/30/2021, Anquan Glover was possibly driving an orange truck or SUV. Police are continuing to investigate this incident and ask that citizens avoid the area of the 700 block West Dodson at this time.

Anquan Glover is a person of interest in this crime. A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Kirksville Mayor Zac Burden releasing this statement saying: “I am greatly saddened by the shooting today in our community. I would ask the we all hold the victims, their families, and their friends in our hearts and prayers at this time. Let us also hold tight to the emergency responders rendering aid and continuing the investigation. Our police, fire, ambulance, and other responders shoulder a great weight in moments like this.”

Anyone with information about this incident, or any suspicious activity is encouraged to contact the Kirksville Police Department at 660-785-6945, Central Dispatch at 660-665-5621, Adair County Sheriff’s Office at 660-665-4600, anonymously at 660-627-BUST- (2878), or email police@kirksvillecity.com.

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