Officer-Involved Shooting In Belton; Suspect Hospitalized

BELTON, Mo. (AP) — A suspect is hospitalized after an officer-involved shooting in western Missouri. Cass County Sheriff’s Department Capt. Kevin Tieman says the shooting happened around 8 a.m. Sunday at a trailer park in Belton. Cass County deputies and Belton officers responded to a reported disturbance. Tieman says the Belton officers located the suspect and another person. During that encounter, the suspect was shot. The suspect was taken to a hospital with what Tieman called serious injuries. No further details were immediately released. Belton, a town of about 23,500 residents, is 20 miles south of Kansas City, Missouri.