JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A suspect was shot following a struggle with a deputy in Jefferson County Wednesday morning.

Before 9 a.m., an official told News 4 an officer-involved shooting took place in the 12000 block of Highway TT near Festus. The official said the place where the shooting occurred was abandoned assisted living facility. 

Police Jeff Co -- Shooting

The suspect was shot in the shoulder after a physical confrontation with a deputy, according to Jefferson County Sheriff Dave Marshak. The suspect’s condition is currently unknown.

Sheriff Marshak said the deputy suffered minor injuries during the struggle. 

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