Investigation underway in officer involved shooting in Washington County MO

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WASHINGTON COUNTY, MO – A Washington County Missouri deputy was involved in a shooting Saturday night.  The shooting occurred in the 1100 block of Simpson Road around 9 pm.

Sheriff Zach Jacobsen tells Fox 2 that a male suspect was hit multiple times in the shooting.  He was transported to a St. Louis hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  The deputy involved in the shooting was unharmed and has been a member of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office for 3 years.

An investigation is ongoing.

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