Northwest MO Man Killed After Vehicle Pursuit

Date 2013/11/2 13:39:08 | Topic: News

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating an incident on late Thursday night in the St. Joseph area. The driver of a pursued vehicle was fatally shot by a Buchanan County Sheriff's deputy.

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This came after the vehicle being pursued rammed the deputy's vehicle, injuring a second deputy (a passenger). The deceased suspect has been identified as 28-year old Eric Auxier of Gower. The Patrol said two people in the vehicle being pursued were taken to the Andrew County Sheriff's Department. The pursuit itself began in St. Joseph, and ended in Amazonia (north of St. Joseph) in Andrew County. No other details have been released by authorities.



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