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Nov. 2, 2013Buchanan County, MO |  By: Nuelle

Deputy Fatal Shooting

One person is dead after being shot by a Buchanan County sheriff's deputy during a chase in northwest Missouri.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Sheldon Lyon says 28-year-old Eric C. Auxier of Gower died last night. Auxier was shot after he rammed a Buchanan County sheriff's deputy's car. Another deputy inside the car was injured. He was treated and released at a hospital. The pursuit began in St. Joseph and ended in Amazonia, in Andrew County. Two other suspects in the car were arrested and are being held in the Andrew County jail.