Sedalia Police Officer Shot During Standoff

A Sedalia police officer is recovering from minor injuries after being shot while responding to an incident at a home yesterday (Sunday).

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol one person had barricaded themselves inside a house with children while armed.

Four children were inside the residence, and when Sedalia police tried to enter a person fired several rounds at officers.

The department requested the help of the Missouri State Highway Patrol SWAT Team.

The children were uninjured and the suspect was arrested.