Man Dead after Officers Involved Shooting in Jefferson City

The Jefferson City Police Department is releasing more information about the man who was shot to death by officers who were responding to a domestic violence incident.

The department reports the disturbance occurred in the 300 block of East Dunklin Street, who made contact with a 40 year old man who threatened officers, asking them if they wanted to die.

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According to the department the suspect broke out a number of windows with a metal pipe telling officers to shoot him.

Shortly after that the suspect allegedly advanced on the officers armed with the pipe and 2 officers discharged their firearms hitting the suspect.

The department says officers have had numerous calls involving the man.

Both officers involved in the shooting are on paid administrative leave, pending the outcome of the investigation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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