Suspect shot, seriously hurt in Belton officer-involved shooting


Scene of an officer-involved shooting in Belton where a suspect was shot by police and seriously injured on Sunday, May 17, 2020 in 7500 block of Crown Trailer Park. (Photo: Jessica Eley/WDAF-TV)

BELTON, Mo. — Cass County sheriff’s deputies are at the scene of an officer-involved shooting Sunday morning where officers with the Belton Police Department shot and wounded a suspect in the 7500 block of Crown Park Road.

The sheriff’s department says that deputies and officers with Belton PD responded to a disturbance call at about 8 a.m., Sunday. The Belton officers arrived on scene first and found the suspect with another person.

Extensive details about the incident haven’t been released, but at some point after officers located the suspect in the disturbance, they shot and wounded the suspect, who is hospitalized with serious injuries.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says no officers were hurt.

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