Jasper County Sheriff's Office locate suspect after deputy is shot in leg

JOPLIN, Mo. - The Jasper County Sheriff's office has located a suspect following a shooting near Joplin, Thursday.

The sheriff's office says the incident occurred during an investigation in the 5200 block of Gerbitz, in Joplin. They say a suspect shot one deputy in the leg.

The sheriff's office says the situation is under control and the investigation is ongoing.

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