Missouri Deputy Ambushed, Killed While Assisting EMS Providers

An active manhunt is underway


Dana Dean, KSDK.com | Saturday, December 15, 2012

WASHINGTON CO., Mo. -- An active manhunt is underway in Washington County, Missouri, after a sheriff's deputy was shot and killed early Saturday morning. That's according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.

It happened at 2:10 a.m. on Nugget Road in Mineral Point. Authorities say the deputy was responding to a 911 call for an unconscious person. While they were loading that person into an ambulance, the deputy was ambushed. One shot was fired, killing the deputy. 

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