Officer-involved shooting near Clever, Mo. injures man

NEAR CLEVER, Mo. -- The Christian County sheriff is investigating an officer-involved shooting outside Clever, Mo.

A Clever Police Department officer is on paid administrative leave after shooting a man for pointing a gun at two officers.

The incident happened January 18 at a home on Nice Place Road. A Christian County deputy received a call about a man armed during a domestic dispute. The deputy asked the Clever Police Department for mutual aid. The officers say the man met the officers in the driveway, pointing a gun at them. The Clever police officer then fired his gun, hitting the man.

The officers then gave the man first aid. Emergency crews rushed him to the hospital with his injuries. He is in stable condition.