STRAFFORD — A Webster County sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man during a disturbance in southwest Missouri.
The sheriff's department said 44-year-old Richard Parker pointed a loaded rifle at the officer Saturday and threatened to kill him several times. The officer fired one shot at Parker killing him.
The deputy was responding to a disturbance call when Parker came out of the house with the gun.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol was expected to investigate.