Man shot Tuesday identified as Joe Cook

A man fatally shot Tuesday afternoon has been identified as 35-year-old Joe Cook.

According to police, Cook was found after being shot in the 2500 block of Elvans Rd. SE a little before 2 p.m. Cook was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police have not released any suspect information.


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