Mo. officers shoot, kill man in trailer doorway

Timothy E. Simpson, 34, was carrying a weapon when officers arrived

Columbia Daily Tribune

FULTON, Mo. — Law enforcement officers shot and killed a man in the doorway of a trailer Monday morning after the man allegedly pointed a weapon in their direction.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Callaway County Sheriff's Department responded to a disturbance at the Green Meadows Trailer Park near Fulton at 6 a.m., said Callaway County Sheriff Dennis Crane. An initial report indicated a subject was inside a trailer park firing a weapon into the air.?

Timothy E. Simpson, 34, of Williamsburg was carrying a weapon when officers arrived, Crane said. Simpson first pointed his weapon at himself and then allegedly pointed it in the direction of officers while ignoring their commands.

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