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Troopers shot a combative man in Eldon, Missouri

A 34-year-old man from central Missouri is facing five charges after he threw rocks and sharp objects at law enforcement officers. It all happened during an apparent hostage situation.

David Wallace, of Eldon, was shot by a Missouri highway patrol trooper early Wednesday during the confrontation at a home in Eldon.

Court records indicate officers responded to the home after receiving a call that two people were being held hostage by a man who had knives and gasoline.

The documents say a trooper shot Wallace after they entered the home and he began throwing objects at them.

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