As previously reported, at approximately 10:40 a.m. on Dec 29th, officers went to the 1000 block of South 12th to search for a person with warrants. During the search, the officers encountered another person who threatened with a firearm.
Christopher L. Kelley, 42, was shot by officers and was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.
According to Capt. Jeff Wilson with the police department, the officers were Officer Matt Kneib, a 17-year veteran, and Officer Brett Sagel, a two-year veteran.
Wilson said both have returned to work and are currently on administrative assignment. The incident is being investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.