WARSAW, Mo. — The chief of police in Warsaw suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot during an altercation with a juvenile Friday morning.

Chief Jason Wenberg, City of Warsaw

KMZU News has confirmed reports that Warsaw Police Chief Jason Wenberg was shot by a 16-year-old who was reportedly wanted for allegedly stealing a car.

The incident occurred around 9:00 a.m. Friday.

The juvenile reportedly fired first, striking Wenberg in his bulletproof vest. Chief Wenberg then fired back, striking and critically wounding the suspect, who remains unidentified.

The suspect is currently being treated for serious injuries. This story is still developing. Refresh this page for the latest update.