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UPDATE SUSPECT ARRESTED
Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Christopher Parsons was shot and killed from ambush after responding to a 911 call on Nugget Road, in Mineral Point, at approximately 2:10 am.
An ambulance had also responded to the location as a result of the 911 call regarding an unconscious person. As that person was loaded into the ambulance a single shot was fired, striking Deputy Parsons. The subject fled into nearby woods and remains at large.
Deputy Parsons had served with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office for only two months.
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