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.


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