College Football Coach Killed In Shooting

JOPLIN, Mo. (November 2, 2013) Derek Moore, 37, of Joplin, Mo., died at a hospital after he was shot Friday night as he left a theater in Joplin, police said Saturday.

Moore was in his first year on the Missouri Southern football staff as the offensive line coach.

He came to MSSU after three seasons at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Ill.

Police say a 39-year-old suspect was arrested shortly after the shooting and was in the Joplin City Jail on a 24-hour hold pending formal charges.

The university canceled its Homecoming activities and issued a statement saying the school was "stunned and deeply saddened" by Moore's death.


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