Charges Being Sought in Officer-Involved Shooting

By KOLR10 News

Published 05/05 2014 11:08AM

Updated 05/05 2014 05:45PM

MARSHFIELD, Mo. -- Deputies involved in a shooting Sunday night in Marshfield, are on paid leave while the incident is investigated.

The shooting happened when deputies were called to a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of Banning Street around 5:30 pm Sunday.

Marshfield Police Chief Doug Fannen tells KOLR10 News two of his officers tried to make contact with the husband and wife when the man showed a gun and began to fire shots at them.

Fannen says the officers returned fire, hitting the man several times.  He was taken to an area hospital, but his condition is not being released.

None of the officers were hurt in the shooting, but have been put on paid administrative leave while the Webster County Sheriff's office and the Highway Patrol investigate. 

The department does expect to seek criminal charges.  Fannen says his officers have been called to the same home a number of times in the past for disturbance calls.

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