Warrensburg man shot dead after firing on officers during search warrant raid
41 Action News Staff
4:14 PM, Apr 19, 2013
4:18 PM, Apr 19, 2013
WARRENSBURG, Mo. - A Warrensburg resident is dead after an officer-involved shooting Thursday night.
Warrensburg police said the department's Special Emergency Operations Team was dispatched to a location on 9th Street Terrace around 10:50 p.m. Thursday to serve a search warrant for narcotics and firearms. Police said as they went into the home, a 57-year-old man, armed with a shotgun, was waiting.
Police said he fired a blast at officers. One officer fired back, striking and killing the man.
The police department has asked the Missouri Highway Patrol to investigate the officer-involved shooting.