Sedalia man hospitalized following shootout with deputy
PETTIS COUNTY - A shootout with a deputy left a 27-year-old Sedalia man hospitalized Saturday morning.
Sheriff Kevin Bond reported that a deputy responded to a call on State Route U south of Sedalia shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday.
According to a release from the Pettis County Sheriff's Office, the deputy found an armed man in front of a home.
The man allegedly exchanged fire with the deputy. The deputy eventually shot the man, who was flown to a Columbia hospital for treatment.
The deputy was assisted by a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper.
Investigators from the Sheriff’s Office and MSHP continued to process the scene Saturday afternoon.