Homicide Investigation in Carthage, Male Found Deceased

Urbanman 2019

Tuesday night, Carthage Police received a called for shots fired and found a 30-year-old male deceased.

​Carthage, Mo: Police responded to a scene of a deceased male after receiving a call of shots fired at 8:54 p.m. Tuesday, October 13, 2020. The male was found in the west alley in the 100 block of north Garrison Avenue. The male has been identified as 30-year-old John Morgan of Carthage. This is an ongoing investigation and the police believe it is an isolated incident.

***Media Release Homicide Investigation***

On 10/13/2020 at 2054 hours the Carthage Police Department received a 911 call regarding gunshots being heard in the 100 block of north Garrison Ave. Arriving officers located a 30 year old Male subject laying in the west alley of the 100 block of north Garrison. The subject was pronounced deceased on scene. His name is John Morgan of Carthage Mo. The investigation is still ongoing. Our investigation team is currently processing the scene and speaking to potential witnesses. We believe this to be an isolated incident and do not believe the public is in any further danger regarding this incident. The name of the deceased subject and the names of any other individuals are not being release at this time. We will update you with further information as we can.

Good job to all those who have responded and are investigating, and the ones who work so hard to serve and protect us.