Credit: Missouri State Highway Patrol

A manhunt is underway after a Clinton, Missouri, police officer was shot and killed at a traffic stop, police said.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified and released photo of a man they said is a person of interest in connection with the shooting: 39-year-old Ian McCarthy of Clinton.

Police said the officer was shot after pulling over a suspicious vehicle around 10:45 p.m. on Sunday, according to ABC affiliate KMBC.

SOURCE: WBAL 1090

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