One killed in officer-involved shooting following chase in Buchanan Co.
41 Action News Staff
4:59 AM, Nov 1, 2013
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.