CASSVILLE, MO.--- According to Cassville Police Chief Dana Kammerlohr, an altercation broke out around 7:30 yesterday morning between John Thomas, 25, and Corporal Donald Privett. During the altercation, Thomas hit Privett with a pipe. That's when Privett opened fire, hitting Thomas. Thomas died on his way to a Springfield hospital. Privett has been placed on administrative leave.
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