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2 Missouri law enforcement officers 'ambushed' while serving eviction notice; suspect in custody

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Both officers were shot but are expected to survive

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A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper and a Carter County Sheriff's Deputy were reportedly "ambushed" and shot while serving an eviction notice in the rural town of Van Buren Friday morning, during a standoff that lasted several hours. One suspect has been taken into custody stemming from the incident.

What are the details?

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) announced on Twitter that the two officers "were ambushed by a gunman from inside a residence" and that "both officers were wounded and are hospitalized."

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