Man points gun at officer from house that is on fire - KMOV.com

Man points gun at officer from house that is on fire

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

(KMOV.com) – Police said a man pointed a gun at an officer while inside a house in Cuba, Mo. that was in fire.

Authorities said an officer responded to a call about a domestic disturbance in 200 block of Maple Shade Drive Sunday. According to police, when an officer arrived, he was met by a man pointing a gun at him. The officer took cover behind his patrol car while the person at the door pointed the gun at his own chest. The officer also noticed a fire that had broken out in the back of the home, before the person with the gun closed the front door.

Firefighters later arrived to put the fire out and found remains inside the home. The body has not been identified. Authorities said the woman who the man with the gun was having a domestic dispute with was not in the house at time, and had called police from a home down the street.

 

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