Burglary suspect killed in Morgan County, Mo. officer-involved shooting

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Published: Apr. 1, 2023 at 1:06 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 1, 2023 at 7:19 PM CDT
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MORGAN COUNTY, Mo. (KY3) - One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Morgan County Saturday morning.

Pettis County Sheriff Brad Anders has identified the man as 28-year-old Tyler Raymer.

According to a news release from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, two deputies were shot at by Raymer at the intersection of Fairgrounds Road and Mystical Lane. Raymer was a suspect in a burglary.

Deputies returned fire and shot Raymer several times. Both deputies were not injured in the shooting.

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office has asked the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office to investigate the shooting. According to Morgan County Sheriff Norman Dills, both deputies were placed on administrative leave and are cooperating with the investigation.

Any new details regarding the shooting will come from the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office.

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