RIPLEY COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A death investigation is underway right now in Ripley County after a man was shot and killed.
According to the Missouri Highway State Highway Patrol, it happened on Thursday.
Preliminary evidence indicates the person that shot the man did it in self-defense.
Ripley County Coroner Mike Jackson said the man died from a gunshot wound to the chest.
He was pronounced dead at 12:45 p.m.
No one is in custody at this time.
Investigators have not released the name of the man that was killed.