Jose Hernandez

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo.– One person has been hospitalized after a shooting in Blue Springs early this morning.

According to a press release, Officers responded to a shots fired call in the are of the 3000 block of SE 6th Street at 2:15 a.m. and found a white female in her early twenties suffering from apparent gunshot wounds in the 500 block of SE Silver Lane. She was taken to the hospital.

The Blue Springs Police Department is trying to locate the suspect, Jose Hernandez, 35, a Hispanic male, 5′ 8″, weighing approximately 160 pound with brown hair and eyes, with numerous tattoos. He was last seen driving a 2007 maroon Toyota Corolla with a cracked windshield and Missouri licence plates KJ8-H0P.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Blue Springs Police Department at 816-228-0151, or your local law enforcement agency.