A Mexico Public safety officer is recovering from minor injuries after a man tried to drive off during a traffic stop.
According to Mexico Public Safety it happened this (Monday) morning around 12:14 in the 400 block of West Promenade.
The driver was found to be a 21 year old Mexico man, who had a felony warrant for his arrest out of the Audrain County Circuit Court.
The man attempted to drive away while the officer was partially in the vehicle.
The man went about 2 blocks, during the time of the incident the officer’s gun discharged and he fell from the car.
The officers was taken to the hospital and treated and released.
The suspect is still on the loose. An investigation is continuing.