On Sunday, April 15, Sedalia Police responded to the 1200 block of E. 4th Street in reference to a subject there who witnessed a shooting.

The caller stated a person unknown to him came to his door and asked him to call 911. Officers made contact with the witness and determined a shooting had occurred at 314 North Summit where one victim was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center via private vehicle and the other victim was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center by PCAD where he later was pronounced dead.

The deceased victim was later identified as Maurice Harper Sr., 42, of Sedalia.

The Sedalia Police Department's Investigation Bureau is currently investigating the incident.

Anyone with any information concerning the death of Maurice Harper Sr. are asked to call the Sedalia Police Department and speak with Detective John Fellows at (660) 827-7823, Ext. 1217.