Sedalia homeowner shoots man breaking into home, suspect arrested


SEDALIA, Mo. — One man was arrested and injured after he was caught breaking into a Sedalia home Wednesday.

Officers responded to the home at 17th Street and Ingram Avenue after a report of a burglary in progress.

When officers arrived, they found that the homeowner woke up to someone inside the home. The homeowner began checking the home with a firearm and located the suspect inside.

The homeowner told police he ordered the suspect to leave the home. When the suspect advanced towards him, the homeowner shot the suspect one time.

The suspect ran from the home, but was later located by officers a short time later at Bothwell Regional Health Center where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect, identified by police as 52-year-old Daniel Schnack of Sedalia, was arrested for first-degree burglary. Charges will be requested to the Pettis County Prosecutor.

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