A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper was shot this morning in Wright County.
Sgt. Jeff Kinder, spokesman for the patrol’s Troop G, said the incident occurred at about 10 a.m. on a road near Mansfield.
Kinder said the trooper was called to a suspicious vehicle on a county road, and an altercation occurred in which the trooper and suspect were shot. The trooper was conscious and talking on the way to a Springfield hospital.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson identified the trooper as Rob Crewse.