Two other officers injured in incident
By DAKIN ANDONE
(CNN) - A Missouri police officer killed this week in the line of duty met with gunfire only after he was dispatched to the wrong house, a Missouri Highway Patrol official said.Officer Christopher Ryan Morton, 30, was shot dead late Tuesday at a home in Clinton, about 80 miles southeast of Kansas City, after dispatchers received a 911 call in which they only could hear two women screaming.
Two other officers, Nathan Bettencourt and Nicholas Kasper, also were injured in the shootout with James Waters, 37, according to the state patrol. A SWAT team later found Waters dead inside the home.The three Clinton Police Department officers, however, shouldn't have been sent to the Clinton address because the 911 call originated from an address in nearby Windsor, Missouri, Sgt. Bill Lowe of the highway patrol said Wednesday during a news conference.The 911...