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*** UPDATE *** JCPD officer shot — suspect killed — suspects named
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*** UPDATE *** JCPD officer shot — suspect killed — suspects named

(JC-PD) — The suspects from yesterday’s pursuit have been identified as Anthony J. Wilson, 28 of Jefferson City and Jamie T. Williams 27,of Jefferson City. Both suspects were on Federal Supervised Release (sometimes also called special or mandatory parole) for being a Felon in Possession of a firearm.As reported earlier, the deceased suspect, Anthony Wilson did not survive the encounter. The firearm used by Wilson has been confirmed as stolen from a Jefferson City burglary in December of 2019.Wilson has an extensive history in multiple states and was being sought for his role in several shootings in Jefferson City on April 14th, 2020.Jamie Williams is in custody for his role in the pursuit. Williams has been identified as the driver of the silver Ford. Williams has an extensive history with prior charges for Felony Driving while revoked, Robbery and multiple weapons charges.Charges on Williams are being submitted to the Cole County Prosecutor for Murder 2nd degree, Resisting/Interfering with an arrest and Assault on Law Enforcement Officer, first degree.


(Latest) — A Jefferson City police officer is shot in the chest, and a suspect is dead, after an overnight chase. Investigators say two officers tried to pull over a wanted person late last (wed) night near West McCarty and Hughes streets. The car took off through several Jefferson City streets. The car stopped and the two people inside ran into some woods near East Atchison and Jackson streets. One suspect started fighting the officers, shooting one of them in the chest. The other officer then shot and killed that suspect. The injured officer was wearing a bulletproof vest, and is in stable condition. Authorities found the second person from the car hiding in the woods. We don’t know the names of anyone involved yet.

KMIZ — A Jefferson City Police Officer was shot in the chest Wednesday night after an investigation led to a chase.

According to a press release from Jefferson City Police Department, officers were investigating a weapons offense around 10:20 p.m. Wednesday when they noticed a vehicle wanted in connection to multiple shots fired incidents.

Officers tried to stop the silver Ford vehicle near West McCarty and Hughes. The driver wouldn’t pull over and a chase started throughout Jefferson City.

The chase traveled from West McCarty through Industrial Drive, Bolivar, Berry, Hart, West Miller and Brooks Street, then to Highway 54 Westbound, Madison Street, Stadium Blvd, Monroe and Hickory Streets.

The vehicle chase ended near East Atchison and Jackson Streets. The two people got out of the car and ran into a wooded area.

Police chased the two into the wooded area before one of the people involved in the chase pulled out a handgun and shot at the officers.

One officer was shot in the chest and is in stable condition at a local hospital. The officer was wearing a ballistic vest at the time of the shooting.

The second officer involved returned fire, shot and killed the person.

The second suspect involved hid in the woods. More officers, a K-9 team and Missouri State Highway Patrol’s helicopter helped find the suspect who was taken into custody.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is now investigating the incident.


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