Man dead following deputy-involved shooting in Pemiscot Co., MO

Updated: Oct. 5, 2018 at 12:35 PM CDT
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PEMISCOT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Two Pemiscot County, Missouri deputies were involved in a deadly shooting on Friday, October 5.

According to the Pemiscot County Sheriff’s Department, two deputies got a call about a domestic situation around 1:45 a.m. north of Hayti, Mo.

When they arrived, deputies said a man was standing on the porch with a shot gun in one hand and a rifle in the other.

Deputies asked the man to put down the guns. They say he put the shot gun down, but not the rifle.

Officers shot and killed the suspect.

Both deputies involved are okay, according to the sheriff’s department, and are on paid administrative leave as is standard procedure.

An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6 in Farmington, Mo at 2:30 p.m.

This is being investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Drug and Crime Control by the request of Sheriff Greenwell.

No other information is being released at this time.

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