JOPLIN, Mo. (KODE) – As of 3:55 p.m., the suspect is in custody.
As of 3:52 P.M. The victim in this case has been identified as Diamond J. Bradley, 33, Joplin.
UPDATE: Joplin police confirm at just after three this afternoon the victim has died at a local hospital.
Joplin Schools have announced all lockdowns have been lifted and dismissal will be at its normal time.
PREVIOUS STORY: A confirmed shooting has taken place at the Economy Inn & Suites at 1700 W 30th Street, across from Irving Elementary School. The elementary school is currently on lockdown, as well as a couple of nearby businesses.
One person has been shot, and has been transported for medical attention with life-threatening injuries. No one is in custody at this time, and Joplin Police are warning the public to avoid the area as much as possible.