PLEASANT VALLEY — Clay County Sheriff's Office deputies remain on scene after responding to an assist called by Pleasant Valley Police at around 5 a.m. Friday, June 26, to investigate a reported shooting in the 9000 block of Liberty Drive. According to deputies, it was reported at least one person barricaded themselves inside a home.

As of 1 p.m. Friday, June 26, negotiators were still at the scene. According to the sheriff's office, a victim has been transported to an area hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.

As of 2:20 p.m. Friday, Liberty Fire ambulance crew, Claycomo fire, along with Clay County deputies, SWAT and local police are on scene. According to police, two people are in custody and officers are searching the house.

Liberty Police officers are currently working street closures. South Liberty Parkway is closed east of Interstate 35 to Flintlock Road. South Stewart Road is also closed from Catherine Road to South Liberty Parkway. Drivers should avoid the area.

This is a developing story. More details will be published as they become available.

Southeast Editor Kellie Houx can be reached at or 389-6630.

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