- Associated Press - Sunday, May 17, 2020

BELTON, Mo. (AP) - A suspect is hospitalized after an officer-involved shooting in western Missouri.

Cass County Sheriff’s Department Capt. Kevin Tieman said the shooting happened around 8 a.m. Sunday at a trailer park in Belton. Cass County deputies and Belton officers responded to a reported disturbance.

Tieman says the Belton officers located the suspect and another person. During that encounter, the suspect was shot.

The suspect was taken to a hospital with what Tieman called serious injuries.

No further details were immediately released.



Belton, a town of about 23,500 residents, is 20 miles south of Kansas City, Missouri.

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