Shooting Victim Dies; Pettis County Authorities Searching for Suspects
Pettis County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a shooting that occurred in Sunset Village Trailer Park on Main Street, just west of Sedalia.
The Sheriff's Department says the shooting occurred Thursday afternoon. Upon arrival deputies located a white male victim with multiple gunshot wounds outside a residence. The victim was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center by PCAD, where he later died of his injuries. The victim's name has not been released at this time.
According to a press release, deputies have interviewed several witnesses in the case. Two suspects, a black male driver and a white male passenger, were reportedly observed leaving the scene in a black 4-door car with a sunroof.
During the investigation, a black 2012 Chevrolet Impala, which is believed to have been involved in the crime and also reported stolen from Sedalia, was recovered by the Lafayette County Sheriff's Office in Lexington.
Anyone with information on the case is urged to call the Pettis County Sheriff's Department at 660-827-0052.