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One killed in St. Joseph officer-involved shooting

Posted: 5:22 PM, Dec 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-29 18:26:23-05
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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — A 42-year-old white male was shot and killed by St. Joseph, Missouri, police Saturday morning in the 1000 block of South 12th St.

Two officers were serving an arrest warrant shortly before 10:40 a.m. at a residence when another subject at that location “displayed a firearm,” according to Capt. Jeff Wilson.

Both officers fired at the subject, who was struck several times and died a short time later at a Mosaic Hospital.

Both officers have been placed on administrative leave in accordance with departmental policy.

The shooting victim has not yet been identified.