Skip to Content

Deputy shoots, kills driver after stop

Click here for updates on this story

    Livingston County (KCTV) — A driver was shot and killed by a Livingston County deputy Thursday evening following an altercation during a traffic stop.

According to the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, the deputy stopped the vehicle near Wheeling in the east side of the county. The deputy reported problems during the stop, during which time the driver was shot.

Medical personnel transported the driver to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe where he later was pronounced dead.

The deputy was later treated and released from the hospital. The deputy is now on administrative leave, per department policy.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop H out of St. Joseph has been brought in to investigate the shooting.

Please note: This content carries a strict local market embargo. If you share the same market as the contributor of this article, you may not use it on any platform.

Article Topic Follows: Regional News

Jump to comments ↓

Author Profile Photo



KVIA ABC 7 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content