Police Investigating Incident Involving Officer

Many police officers made their presence known in Sikeston on Sunday evening because a man shot at a state trooper. Police say, the incident happened on Hwy. 60 in the westbound lanes, near the intersection of 60/61. Police say, a state trooper stopped to help a stranded motorist. As the trooper approached, the motorist opened fire. The trooper then returned gunfire. The trooper was not injured The suspect, a man, was hit, he was taken to an area hospital, then to another hospital. There is no condition on the suspect. Police are still investigating the incident.

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