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Officers fatally shoot 2 people after car chase in Missouri

OZARK, Mo. (AP) – Authorities say law enforcement officers shot and killed two people after a car chase in southwest Missouri.

The Greene County Sheriff’s office says the shooting occurred Saturday in Christian County. 3

The department says an Ozark officer tried to stop a car after suspecting the driver was impaired. The car drove way and was later seen near Highlandville, where a chase began.

The department says when the car eventually was stopped, the driver pointed a gun at officers.

Officers from the Christian County Sheriff’s Office, Nixa police and Ozark police fired, killing the driver, 37-year-old Timothy Shafer, and a passenger, 23-year-old Donna Bailey, both of Lebanon, Missouri.

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