2 in custody following officer-involved shooting at Walmart parking lot in Fredericktown

An officer-involved shooting is under investigation in Fredericktown, Mo.
Published: Sep. 10, 2023 at 11:36 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 11, 2023 at 10:08 AM CDT
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FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. (KFVS) - Two people are in custody following an officer-involved shooting in Fredericktown, Missouri on Sunday afternoon, September 10.

According to a Facebook post from the Fredericktown Police Department, there was an officer-involved shooting in the Fredericktown Walmart parking lot around 1:30 p.m.

Missouri State Highway Patrol said a Fredericktown officer spotted a suspect they knew had warrants inside Walmart and attempted to take him into custody as he left the store.

Fredericktown Police said there were two suspects.

One was arrested on the scene, while another reportedly took off from the scene in a vehicle.

MSHP said the second suspect went to a home on Madison County Road 275 and officers followed.

At one time, MSHP said the home was surrounded as they talked to the suspect inside.

He was later taken into custody around 9:50 p.m.

At this time, details surrounding the officer-involved shooting or if there were any injuries is unknown.

Fredericktown Police said MSHP is currently investigating and MSHP said Fredericktown Police will be releasing more information soon.