Sheriff's Office: Off-duty reserve deputy acted in self defense, shot man in Marston, MO

Published: May. 15, 2018 at 1:23 AM CDT|Updated: May. 15, 2018 at 12:29 PM CDT
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MARSTON, MO (KFVS) - Investigators were at the scene of a shooting in Marston, Missouri on Monday, May 14.

At 8:40 p.m., New Madrid County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a call of a person shot at a home.

Deputies said when they got to the scene they found a 42-year-old man in the yard with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The man was taken to a hospital by helicopter where he remains in stable condition, according to the New Madrid County Sheriff's Office.

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Deputies said they learned that an off-duty New Madrid County Sheriff's Deputy Reserve shot the 42-year-old man.

New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens requested the Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Drug and Crime Control Unit to investigate.

Officials determined the off-duty New Madrid County Sheriff's Deputy Reserve acted in self-defense during an altercation and no charges will be filed.

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