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Officer-involved shooting kills one in Johnson County, Mo., after gunfight

Johnson County, Mo., Sheriff's Office

A gunfight between a man and deputies with the Johnson County, Mo., Sheriff's Office on Saturday ended when the suspect was killed by officers, Sgt. Collin Stosberg, a Missouri Highway Patrol spokesman, said in a press release issued Saturday night.

Sunday authorities identified the man as Michael McEntee, 70, of Centerview, Mo.

At about 3 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence on Northwest 475 Road in rural Johnson County on reports of a shooting, Stosberg wrote.

When officers arrived, "they were immediately fired upon by the suspect with two bullets striking the side window injuring one of the deputies with flying glass," Stosberg wrote.

The officers retreated and took fire again from the man, who had taken a new position in the residence.

The officers exited the vehicle and "engaged the suspect, mortally wounding him," Stosberg wrote.

Both officers were taken to a hospital for treatment for wounds caused by shattered glass.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol's Division of Drug and Crime Control is investigating.









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