Man shot by law enforcement officers in Webster County

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REPUBLIC, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say law enforcement officers shot and wounded a man after a standoff in southwest Missouri.

Webster County Sheriff Roy Cole says officers were called to a domestic dispute Thursday night just north of Rogersville.

Webster County deputies and Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers surrounded the home for several hours after a man a barricaded himself inside with a weapon.

Cole says a trooper and deputy fired at the man when he made a “threatening move.” He was taken to a Springfield hospital. Further information was not immediately released.

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