Deputy, Missouri Trooper Shot in Rural Southern Missouri
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a trooper and a deputy sheriff are hospitalized after being shot while serving an eviction notice in a rural area of the state.
The shooting led to a standoff that’s still ongoing Friday afternoon.
The shooting happened around 10 a.m. in Carter County in southern Missouri. A patrol spokesman. Sgt. Clark Parrott, told KFVS-TV that the injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. Both officers were wearing protective vests.
The deputy was shot in the leg, groin and chest. The trooper was shot in the shoulder and struck in his bulletproof vest.