Monday, December 19, 2016

Shots fired at Newton County deputy, two suspects arrested

(From the Newton County Sheriff's Office)

On 12/19/2016 at 3:30PM, a Newton County deputy attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation in the area of Jefferson St. and Spring St. in Neosho.

The vehicle, occupied by two subjects, fled from the deputy southbound on Jefferson St.
The vehicle continued to flee from the deputy and the passenger shot a pistol in the direction of the deputy.

The vehicle crashed at the intersection of Jefferson and North St.

No one was struck or injured from the shooting. Both suspects are in custody at our jail.

Further information will be released at a later time.

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