On Wednesday (Oct 18), Sedalia Police responded to the area of 1700 W. Broadway in reference to a man lying down in the small wooded area behind the Sprint Store.

According to a press release on the Sedalia Police Department's Facebook page, officers located the man, identified as 57-year old James R. Gregory, who had sustained injuries.

PCAD responded to the area and Gregory was taken to a Columbia hospital, where he is currently being treated.

The press release indicates Gregory is originally from Washington, Indiana.

Anyone with information about the case, or how Mr. Gregory was injured, call the Sedalia Police Department at 826-8100.

Police say you can also reach out through the department's Facebook page and provide information. The press release noted, the page is monitored but you may or may not get a response to your post.

Randy Kirby