Mo. police chase of escaped man ends in fatal shooting

The Quincy Herald-Whig

HANNIBAL, Mo. — A Homewood, Ill., man was fatally wounded Saturday evening by a Marion County Sheriff's deputy after escaping from custody in Iowa City, Iowa, and leading Missouri officers on a chase through Palmyra and Hannibal that sent one trooper to the hospital.

The identity of the 27-year-old man is not being released pending notification of next of kin, said Sgt. Brent Bernhardt of the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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