A @MSHPTrooperG Trooper & Carter County Sheriff's Deputy were ambushed by a gunman from inside a residence today. B… https://t.co/s2BOx3zWGZ— Governor Mike Parson (@Governor Mike Parson) 1565979916.0
According to ABC News, the deputy — who was hit in the leg, groin and chest —was airlifted from the scene, and the trooper was treated at a hospital and has been released. Both officers are expected to survive their injuries.
After a seven hour standoff, the suspect inside the residence surrendered to law enforcement peacefully.
Missouri Highway patrol describes how a 7 hour standoff ended in Carter Co. @WSILNews #wsil https://t.co/S0PrqnqHbj— Carolyn Cerda (@Carolyn Cerda) 1565997300.0
The standoff in Missouri comes two days after a standoff in Philadelphia which left six officers wounded from gunfire while trying to serve a drug warrant.
In June, a Missouri police officer was shot and killed in North St. Louis County while responding to a call about someone trying to cash a bad check. Officer Michael Langsdorf, 40, left behind two children and a fiancé. He had been in law enforcement for 17 years.