WRIGHT COUNTY, Mo. — A man shot a Wright County deputy in Wright during a shooting on Friday.
The officers arrived at the man’s house to serve a search warrant.
According to the press release, the officers were met by the man in his yard where he then pulled out a handgun.
He was told to put the gun down numerous times before they began exchanging fire.
The man managed to shoot a deputy in the leg before he was fatally shot.
The press release said the deputy was taken to a Springfield hospital for treatment.
The name of the fatally shot man has not been released.
After the shooting, the warrant was served and a marijuana growing operation was found inside the man’s home.