ISP Identify Victim in Bill Emerson Bridge Shooting


Cape Girardeau – The victim in a fatal shooting at the Bill Emerson Bridge has been identified. Illinois State Police are investigating the shooting that took place on October 7th at the bridge, which connects Cape Girardeau to East Cape Girardeau on the Illinois side. According to the ISP report, two cars were on the bridge and began firing shots at one another. One vehicle fled the scene and the other made a u-turn and headed back across to the Missouri side of the bridge and was stopped by police. The passenger in that vehicle, 26-year-old Dalvin Taylor of Cairo, was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Illinois State Police at 618-845-3740.

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