HALE, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Highway Patrol is helping investigate a shooting at a post office in a small northwestern town.

KMBC-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1oajOed ) the shooting happened Wednesday afternoon in the Carroll County town of Hale, about 75 miles northeast of Kansas City.

A spokeswoman for the U.S. Postal Inspection Service said one person was being treated for a gunshot wound. Another person was taken into custody.

No other details were immediately released. The spokeswoman did not have any information on what may have led to the shooting.

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Information from: KMBC-TV, http://www.kmbc.com