NewsKansas City Public Safety

Actions

MSHP: 2 Sedalia officers injured, suspect dead in altercation, police shooting

Missouri Highway Patrol
Posted at 7:50 AM, Feb 25, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two police officers in Sedalia, Missouri, were injured after an altercation led police to shoot and kill a suspect Saturday night.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said around 7:30 p.m. Saturday, officers were requested to respond to a disturbance in the 1000 block of State Fair Boulevard.

When they arrived, officers say they encountered a subject allegedly armed with a knife.

During an altercation, two officers were injured - troopers did not indicate the nature of the officer’s injuries, but both were transported to an area hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Troopers say at least one of the officers fired shots during the altercation, striking the suspect, who was later pronounced dead on the scene.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control is handling the investigation at the request of the Sedalia Police Department.

If you have any information about a crime, you may contact your local police department directly. But if you want or need to remain anonymous, you should contact the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline by calling 816-474-TIPS (8477), submitting the tip online or through the free mobile app at P3Tips.com. Depending on your tip, Crime Stoppers could offer you a cash reward.

Annual homicide details and data for the Kansas City area are available through the KSHB 41 News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015. Read the KSHB 41 News Mug Shot Policy.