Deputy shoots, kills suspect in Amazonia, Mo.

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AMAZONIA, Mo. — A suspect was killed by a sheriff’s deputy early Friday morning in Amazonia, Mo., north of St. Joseph.

The Buchanan County Sheriffs Dept. said deputies followed the suspect to Andrew County, where the man was fatally shot.

They released no further details about the circumstances that led to the shooting, nor have they released the person’s identity.

The Missouri Highway Patrol is taking over the investigation.

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