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Forsyth officer involved in shooting

Forsyth was the site of an officer-involved shooting on Tuesday night. What began as road rage ended with a member of the Forsyth Police Department being shot and a suspect taken into custody.

According to the Taney County Sheriff’s Department, a road rage incident was reported to both the Sheriff’s Department and the Missouri Highway Patrol. Later, the suspect in the incident was seen walking along Highway 160.

According to reports, when a Forsyth Police Officer approached the subject, gunshots were fired, and the officer was struck.

The suspect fled on foot, and a manhunt involving multiple agencies began. The suspect, David Bryer, was apprehended and taken into custody. The officer was taken to a Springfield Hospital for treatment of his injuries. At press time, he was reported to be in stable condition.

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