A deadly officer-involved shooting happens in Jefferson City.
Police say officers learned John Loaiza was threatening to hurt a woman at a home on East Dunklin a little after midnight Tuesday. He allegedly threatened the officers, and asked if they wanted to die. The officers say they shot him after he charged at them with a metal pipe. The 40-year-old died at a hospital.
JCPD says the Missouri Highway Patrol is taking over the investigation of the shooting. The department says they’ve had similar violent calls involving the Loaiza in the recent past. The two officers involved are veterans of the force for eight years and three years.