UPDATE 4/29/2023: A press release from Sheriff Brad Cole has identified the man shot by Christian County deputies as 52-year-old Travis L. Bullington. Next of kin has been notified.

The woman involved in the incident remains in critical condition. The Christian County Sheriff’s Office has not released her name at this time.

The 17-month-old involved in the incident was not hurt, but Sheriff Cole says the child has been placed in a safe home with the assistance of the Missouri State Children’s Division.

The Sheriff’s Critical Incident Team is conducting the investigation. The SCIT is comprised of investigators from sheriff’s offices in Greene County, Webster County, Lawrence County and Christian County.

UPDATE: The Christian County Sheriff’s Office said the shooting occurred around 4 p.m. after deputies at the Christian County Courthouse on the square in Ozark responded to a man assaulting a woman outside the courthouse.

The man shot the woman as deputies approached and a deputy shot the man.

The man died from his injuries, and the woman was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. She is going into surgery.

A young child was involved but not hurt during the incident.

Multiple agencies are investigating the incident and the deputy will be placed on paid leave during the investigation.

OZARK, Mo. – The Christian County Sheriff’s Office is responding to a deputy-involved shooting on the square in Ozark.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, a man and woman were involved in a domestic violence incident outside the Christian County Courthouse in Ozark.

The man shot a woman he knew, and a deputy who was inside the courthouse came outside and shot the man.

Both the woman and the man were taken to a local hospital to be treated. The Christian County Sheriff confirmed the man has died from his injuries.

This is a breaking news story. OzarksFirst has a crew on the way to the scene and will update the story as more information becomes available.