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.