Shooting Reported at Missouri Post Office

Published 07/02 2014 05:57PM

Updated 07/02 2014 09:37PM

HALE, Mo.-- Authorities are investigating a shooting at a Carroll County, Missouri post office Wednesday afternoon.

Witnesses tell KCTV5 the shooting took place about 3:30 p.m. at the post office in Hale, which is located on Main Street, between Second and Third streets.

The Carroll County Sheriff's Office said the victim is Michelle Bell, the acting postmaster.  She was taken by medical helicopter to a hospital and last listed in stable condition.

Authorities say the suspected gunman suffered some gunshot wounds himself, but won't say anything else. 

Hale is located about two hours northeast of Kansas City.  It has a population of just over 400.

(KCTV)

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