Active Shooter Threats Reported at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg, MO

Warrensburg, MO (July 8, 2022) — On Friday, July 8, 2022, Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) was evacuated by Warrensburg Police Department and Johnson County Sherriff’s Department after reports of an active shooter at the main hospital building.

All patients and staff were safely escorted off the hospital property, and an all-clear was called. No casualties were reported. No shooter has been found, but there is a potential suspect in custody.

“Our number one priority is keeping our patients and staff safe,” said Darinda Dick, President & CEO of WMMC. “We are thankful for the quick action of all emergency preparedness teams to help take care of our people.”

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About Western Missouri Medical Center

Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC) is a fully-accredited acute care county medical center located in Warrensburg, MO. WMMC prides itself in emergency care, obstetrics, orthopedic and general surgery, family healthcare, internal medicine, outpatient clinics, ambulatory care, rehabilitation services and more. Inpatient services include medical, surgical, intensive, obstetrical, orthopedic, pediatric and skilled nursing care, as well as a wide range of therapeutic and diagnostic outpatient services. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Learn more at

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