MSHP names officers involved in shooting last week

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The Missouri State Highway Patrol has named the officers involved in a shooting last week in St. Joseph.

According to MSHP Troop H, the three officers involved were Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office Deputies assigned to the Drug Strike Force, Investigator Billy Paul Miller and Investigator Erica Tate and St. Joseph Police Dept. Detective Aaron King.

As previously reported, officers located a man with active warrants in the area of 1000 Riverview Drive. The man was known to be armed and dangerous and when officers encountered him, he threatened officers with a weapon and shots were fired. The man was hit by a gunshot and transported to the hospital. 

According to the patrol, the suspect remains in critical but stable condition. The investigation continues.