UPDATE: 04/02/2016 at 7:07 p.m.: Higginsville Police Chief Shawn Smith called to update us about the shooting earlier this afternoon. Chief Smith said officers were dispatched to a shots fired disturbance between two brothers. The chief said one shot was fired, striking the victim in the hand and right side. The victim fled from the home and was later transported to Centerpoint with non life threatening injuries. The shooter was arrested without incident at the home and officers have the firearm involved. The Chief said that further details will probably be released after the weekend.

LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. – KMZU has received reports of a shooting in Higginsville, Mo. Law enforcement have blocked off the area of 23rd Street and Main Street in Higginsville while they investigate the circumstances of the shooting.

Please avoid this area to allow officials to continue their investigation. KMZU will continue to monitor the situation and bring you more updates as they are made available.

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