One killed in officer-involved shooting following chase in Buchanan Co.

BUCHANAN COUNTY, Mo. - One person is dead and a deputy was injured in a police chase that ended with shots fired.

It started in Buchanan County Thursday night and ended in Amazonia, off County Road 373 near K Highway.

The Buchanan County Sheriff said the shooting was the result of an attempted traffic stop. Two deputies tried to pull over a vehicle with three people inside. It was not clear why the traffic stop was made.

The car fled the scene, prompting a chase.

One person inside was fatally shot by a deputy, and the two others were arrested.

One deputy was injured and went to the hospital, but has since been released.

The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating the case.

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