Sedalia police are conducting a homicide investigation after a man was killed early Sunday morning after being shot in his home in the 1400 block of West 11th Street.
Michael E. Smith, 30, was pronounced dead at 4:33 a.m. Sunday at Bothwell Regional Health Center.
Smith was shot on the first floor of a home at 1417 W. 11th St., where he was living with his girlfriend. Police received a call of shots fired at 3:51 a.m. from someone at the home, according to Cmdr. Larry Ward, criminal investigations commander.
When police arrived they found Smith lying on the kitchen floor suffering from several gunshot wounds. Friends of the victim were attempting CPR, according to a report from the police department.
Several people were inside the house at the time of the shooting, but no one except Smith was injured. Ward said the others were in different areas within the house, and did not see a shooter.
Police are not releasing suspect information at this time. No one is currently in custody in connection with the homicide.
An autopsy was scheduled for Sunday afternoon.
As of late Sunday afternoon, Ward said police were still following leads and no new information was available.