HERMANN, Mo. – The man accused of killing one Hermann, Missouri, police officer and wounding another in a double shooting has been taken into custody.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed Kenneth Simpson’s arrest to FOX 2’s Chris Hayes Monday afternoon.

The shooting happened just after 9:05 p.m. Sunday at the Casey’s General Store on Market Street in Hermann.

Detective Sgt. Mason Griffith and Officer Adam Sullentrup were there to take Simpson into custody for multiple warrants in Franklin and Warren counties. State police claim an altercation occurred and Simpson shot both Griffith and Sullentrup before fleeing.

Griffith was rushed to Hermann Hospital, where he later died from his injuries. He was 34. Sullentrup, 31, was brought to a St. Louis hospital for treatment. BackStoppers will be helping both families.

Law enforcement had a home surrounded on East 11th and Market just after midnight Monday. The SWAT Team and officers from several different police departments throughout the morning and early afternoon to negotiate a peaceful surrender with Simpson.

Just before 1:50 p.m., Simpson left the home and was apprehended. He remains in custody at Crawford County Jail pending charges from the Gasconade County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.