2 Charged after officer involved shooting in Bel-RIdge - KMOV.com

2 Charged after officer involved shooting in Bel-RIdge

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Joshua Martin (left), 28, has been charged with two counts of assault on a law enforcement officer and two counts of armed criminal action. Christopher Martin (right), 23, has been charged with distributing narcotics and intent to distribute narcotics. Joshua Martin (left), 28, has been charged with two counts of assault on a law enforcement officer and two counts of armed criminal action. Christopher Martin (right), 23, has been charged with distributing narcotics and intent to distribute narcotics.

(KMOV.com) – Two men have been charged in connection with an officer involved shooting that occurred in Bel-Ridge Monday.

Joshua Martin, 28, has been charged with two counts of assault on a law enforcement officer and two counts of armed criminal action. Christopher Martin, 23, has been charged with distributing narcotics and intent to distribute narcotics.

Undercover police went to Martins’ residence to make an arrest when authorities said Joshua produced a weapon before police, who feared for their safety, shot him

According to police, Joshua was taken to a local hospital and but then released. Christopher was arrested without incident. 

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