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Sedalia Police officers conduct an investigation in the 1600 block of West Ninth Street after responding to a shooting Friday afternoon.

Editor's note: This article has been updated to include additional information.

One person was injured in a Friday afternoon shooting in Sedalia.

Sedalia Police officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of West Ninth Street at 1:33 p.m. Friday for a report of gunshots. Dispatch was quickly notified a subject who appeared to have a gunshot wound had been driven away from the residence, according to an SPD press release. Sedalia Police Chief Matt Wirt told the Democrat one individual was shot. The victim was identified by SPD as Shawn Mantonya.

“They went by private vehicle to the hospital and at this time they are in stable condition,” Wirt said.

Wirt said he did not have further details on the shooting as the investigation is ongoing. Officers were still on the scene at 3 p.m.

“It’s still in the beginning stages of the investigation…” Wirt explained at 3 p.m. “We’re still trying to determine who was involved and what happened. They’re still speaking to several different people...We’re still processing the house that it occurred at and dealing with the situation.”

In a press release around 7 p.m. Friday, Wirt stated all parties involved in the incident had been identified and the circumstances leading up to the shooting were being investigated.

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