Officer Involved Shooting in Audrain County
At approximately 11:45 p.m. on September 29, 2016, the Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Audrain County Sheriff's Office responded to an apartment complex in the area of Trabue Drive in Farber, MO, in reference to a call about a possible hostage situation.
A preliminary investigation revealed that upon arrival officers made contact with a male subject inside an apartment who was armed with a shotgun. The subject moved toward the officers with the gun and failed to obey their commands. The officers discharged their weapons and the subject sustained gunshot wounds. The subject was transported by Staff for Life to University Hospital in Columbia, MO, for his injuries. No one else was injured.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control and the Audrain County Sheriff's Office continue to investigate this incident.