According to a press release issued by the Sedalia Police Department on March 10th, Carlos E. Staten is wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred earlier this week, on March 7th. That shooting occurred in the 600 block of South Washington Avenue. The victim had been shot three times and was transported to University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. The victim is listed in stable condition. Carlos Staten is wanted in the shooting. If you happen to see Staten, police officers are urging people not to approach him. Staten should be considered armed and dangerous. If anyone has any information in the case, they are urged to contact the Sedalia Police Department or any law enforcement agency.

Around 11:00 in the morning on March 9th, in the 1900 block of South Sneed Avenue, Sedalia Police officers were dispatched, in reference, to an unresponsive victim. Officers discovered that the victim suffered from serious medical conditions and had collapsed. Medical personnel arrived on scene as well and pronounced the victim deceased. The Pettis County Coroner was contacted. There is no evidence of foul-play and there were no other details listed in that police report.

On March 10th, around 5:15 that morning, officers took a report of a vehicle theft in the 700 block of Wilkerson Avenue. The victim stated the vehicle was parked in front of her residence and she last saw it on March 9th, around 8:00 that evening. The vehicle was gone by 5:15 the next morning. No further details were listed in that report.

Around 12:45 in the afternoon on March 9th, officers were dispatched to the 3000 block of Clinton Road in reference to a theft report. The complainant stated that sometime since the first of the year, two engines were taken from the two of the business' vehicle parked on the lot at Sedalia Automotive. Several parts had been taken from another people as well. There were no other details listed in that report.

Late in the evening on March 10th, around 11:30, Pettis County Sheriff's deputies arrested 53 year old Robert David Taylor, for an active warrant for 2nd degree assault, out of Jackson County. Taylor was taken to the Pettis County Jail where he is awaiting bond on the warrant.