1 dead in deputy-involved shooting in NW Missouri

AMAZONIA, Mo. (AP) - One person is dead after being shot by a Buchanan County sheriff's deputy during a chase in northwest Missouri.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Sheldon Lyon says 28-year-old Eric C. Auxier of Gower died Thursday evening. Lyon says Auxier was shot after he rammed a Buchanan County sheriff's deputy's car. Another deputy inside the car was injured. He was treated and released at a hospital.

The pursuit began in St. Joseph and ended in Amazonia, in Andrew County. Two other suspects in the car were arrested and are being held in the Andrew County jail.

Further details were not released.

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