LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. — KMZU has confirmed reports of a shooting and a high speed vehicle chase in Odessa.


According to the Odessa Police Department, the suspect was involved in a shooting near the downtown area, wounded a victim and fled the scene in a truck. The suspect is now in custody and the victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Odessa High School was briefly placed on lockdown but the school has since lifted the lockdown.

KMZU has reached out to Highway Patrol and Odessa Police and Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department and will update more information as news becomes available.