Sedalia man arrested for early Sunday shooting

Democrat Staff

Antonio M. Hurst Sr.

A Sedalia man was arrested Sunday night for a shooting that occurred early that morning.

According to a Sedalia Police Department news release, Antonio M. Hurst Sr., 31, has been arrested on charges of first degree assault, endangering the welfare of a child, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a firearm and felon in possession of a firearm.

At 3:46 a.m., SPD officers responded to a report of a shooting at a residence in the 300 block of East Cooper Street, the release states. Upon arrival, officers determined someone had driven by the residence and fired shots at the house. The bullets traveled inside the residence, which was occupied by two adults and three children.

According to a SPD report, no injuries were reported.

SPD detectives further investigated the incident, finding the suspect had an argument with the victim, who lives at the residence. The suspect allegedly drove by the residence and fired shots into it as a form of retaliation, according to the release.

Later Sunday night, Pettis County Sheriff’s Office deputies located Hurst. After a short pursuit, he was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail where he was put on a 24-hour hold pending the filing of formal charges. Formal charges were not available at press time.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is encouraged to contact SPD Detective Travis St.Cyr at 660-827-7823 ext. 1212.

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Democrat Staff

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