1 officer killed, 2 injured in Clinton shooting

Robyn Valdez
March 8, 2018

They've confirmed that 30-year-old Police Officer Christopher Ryan Morton was the one killed.

Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Bill Lowe said during a news conference that the Clinton County 911 center received a call Tuesday evening at 9:20 where two women could be heard screaming in the background.

One police officer was shot dead and two others were wounded in a standoff with a gunman in Clinton, Mo. on Tuesday, said the Henry County Sheriff's Office.

Shortly after their arrival Lowe says the officers were shot at by the suspect from inside the residence.

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The gunman fired at officers from inside the house.

The other two officers were hospitalized with minor to moderate injuries due to the gunfire.

Lowe also mentioned that the reason for the police officers entering the home in an attempt to apprehend the suspect is still unknown.

The Highway Patrol's SWAT team then moved in, and found the suspect dead inside the house, Lowe said. It is not yet known if the suspect died as a result of the gun battle with police or if it was self-inflicted.

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Morton joined the Army in November 2005 and was deployed twice, returning in May 2014 from Afghanistan, where he served as a bridge crew member and radio communications manager, The Kansas City Star reported. They'll need help along the way. We are all saddened by this tragic event.

I'd ask us to do one more thing: think of this police department and all police departments throughout our state.

The shooter is believed to be barricaded inside of a home.

"Our hearts ache for our brothers in blue at the CPD", the Clinton, Mo., Fire Department said in a statement. "We don't whether that's the shooter or the cops because it's so dark outside".

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The two women who originally called 911 ere not injured. "We will be speaking with them right away". "Especially for this community, they're going to have to have another healing process take place", Lowe said. This is the second officer in 7 months to be killed in the line of duty. "Please keep his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers".

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