A Platte County Sheriff’s deputy fired shots Friday at a suspect who allegedly tried to strike the deputy with a vehicle, the sheriff’s department announced late Friday.
A statement said the deputy was in pursuit of the suspect when the incident occurred Friday afternoon near Main and West streets in Farley. The suspect was arrested and neither was injured.
The statement did not say what triggered the pursuit or how many times the officer fired. Additional details were not immediately available.
A 32-year-old man was booked into the Platte County Jail with no bond on Friday for assault on a law enforcement officer. It was not clear if he had been charged.
The sheriff’s office said it is investigating the matter and the deputy is on administrative leave.