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MSHP investigating shooting Sunday evening in Sedalia

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Posted at 10:16 PM, May 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-30 00:41:16-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — UPDATE, 11:17 p.m. | The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the Sedalia Police Department received a call around 6:18 p.m. of a male armed with a gun in the 700 block of West Broadway Boulevard.

The male in question was allegedly a suspect wanted for a felony parole violation as well as other warrants, according to police.

When officers arrived, the man fled on foot.

"The suspect fired shots at officer(s) [and] a Sedalia police officer fired his duty weapon and struck the suspect," MSHP wrote on social media in an update.

Aid was rendered to the man — identified as Masen Moore, 22, of Sedalia — before being transported to an area hospital where he was announced deceased.

This investigation is ongoing.

U.S. 50 Highway will remain closed as the scene is processed.

EARLIER | The Missouri State Highway Patrol has been requested by the Sedalia Police Department to investigate a shooting that occurred around 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

MSHP reports U.S. 50 Highway is closed between South Quincy Avenue and South Grand Avenue at this time.

“A male suspect has been pronounced deceased after exchanging gunfire with the police,” MSHP wrote on social media.

Police said there is no active threat to the community, and no officers were injured or other citizens involved.

This is a developing story and may be updated.

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