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Court worker serving an eviction notice and a police officer fatally shot in Missouri, police say

Associated Press

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a court employee and a police officer were fatally shot Thursday after the court process server tried to serve an eviction notice at a home in Missouri. Police say a second officer was critically injured, but is expected to survive. Independence Police Chief Adam Dustman says two officers were met with gunfire while coming to the aid of Drexel Mack, the man who had been trying to serve the eviction notice. Dustman says the officers had responded to a 911 call reporting that Mack was shot. Dustman identified the officer killed as Cody Allen. Authorities say a man suspected in the shooting sustained minor injuries and is in custody.

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