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Fulton officer involved in shooting; suspect hospitalized

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Posted at 3:09 PM, Dec 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-30 16:09:34-05

FULTON, Mo. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating a shooting involving a Fulton police officer that left a suspect hospitalized.

Fulton police Maj. Roger Rice said in a news release the shooting happened Monday morning behind McIntire Elementary School in Fulton, which was closed because of the holidays.

Rice said the suspect was in the intensive care at a Columbia hospital.

The officer involved has been placed on administrative leave pending investigation.

No other information has been released.