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Suspect killed in late night shooting involving Joplin officer

A man is dead after he was shot by Joplin Police in the Roanoke neighborhood late Tuesday night. Police first shot the suspect with a taser, but it was ineffective. During the confrontation the officer fired their gun. That suspect was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Update – The suspect that was shot and killed by a Joplin Police officer has been identified as 31-year-old David Ingle of Joplin. Joplin police received multiple calls that Ingle was yelling, screaming, and appeared to be on drugs.

Ingle was able to resist multiple taser deployments, and shot while charging one of the officers on scene.

Both officers were wearing body worn cameras.



Official Press Release:

Officer Involved Shooting

Media Contact: Captain Nick Jimenez

417-623-3131 ext 676

On August 13, 2019 at approximately 2120 hours Joplin Police Officers were dispatched to 901 W. Kensington Rd in reference to a suspicious person. The subject they encountered was combative with officers. Taser’s were deployed and were ineffective. The suspect continued to be combative with officers. During the confrontation a Joplin Police Officer fired their duty weapon striking the suspect. Fire and EMS were immediately dispatched to the scene. The suspect was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has been requested to investigate the officer involved shooting. Identification of the suspect will be released when proper notifications have been made. More information will be released as it becomes available. As per department policy the officers involved will be placed on administrative leave pending the investigation.

4th of July celebrations and surrounding areas

Joplin’s Fourth of July celebration will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fred G. Hughes Stadium on the campus of Missouri Southern State University.

Fireworks start at 9:45 p.m., preceded by family activities, live music from The Mixtapes, inflatables, food trucks, vendors and more.

Surrounding Areas Festivals


• CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — The city will host its Fourth of July parade at 10 a.m. Thursday.

The parade route will be on Main Street from Wells Street to the community center, where prizes will be awarded afterward. Also following the parade, the local VFW will serve food at the community center for $4 for adults and $2.50 for children; veterans will eat for free.

• MONETT, Mo. — The city’s Freedom & Fireworks celebration, hosted by the Monett Chamber of Commerce, will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday in the municipal park, 105 S. Lincoln Ave.

Activities will include access to the aquatic center, a carnival, vendors, live music and fireworks. Unlimited ride bracelets are available for $15.

• SENECA, Mo. — The city of Seneca will host an all-day celebration starting with a parade at 10 a.m. Saturday. Activities after the parade will be held at the city park, including hamburgers and hot dogs for sale, a pie auction, duck race, kids games, helicopter rides, tug of war and more.

Additional activities are planned at the fireworks site, at the school farm, located at the intersection of Highway U and Bethel Road. Gates will open at 4 p.m. with bounce houses, face painting, food trucks and live music. The fireworks are set to begin at 9:45. Admission is $10 per car, with all proceeds to benefit next year’s fireworks show.

• GRANBY, Mo. — Wrapping up the city’s annual celebration of Old Mining Town Days, which begins Friday, is a fireworks display is set for 9:15 p.m. Sunday at Dick Smith Park. The Granby Miners Museum will offer special hours, music and root beer floats to visitors.


• MIAMI, Okla. — Miami’s Fourth of July festivities will begin at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Buffalo Run outdoor amphitheater, 1000 Buffalo Run Blvd. Activities include fireworks, music, concessions, as well as free hot dogs and water while supplies last. Admission is free.


• PARSONS, Kan. — The CST Storage 2019 Music in the Park concert series will continue at 7:30 p.m. Thursday with a patriotic musical salute by the community band. The weekly concert series, for which admission is free, is located in the Seaton Family Pavilion in Forest Park, 204 S. 13th St.

Other activities sponsored by the Parsons Chamber of Commerce will include the annual Fireworks 4 Parsons display from nearby Marvel Park, to begin after the concert.

• PITTSBURG, Kan. — The Fourth of July celebration in Pittsburg’s Lincoln Park will be a two-day affair filled with games, contests, family fun and fireworks.

Beginning at 4 p.m. Wednesday, residents are welcome to shop the farmers market, hear live music, visit arts, crafts and food vendors or hang out at the baby contest.

Events resume at 8 a.m. Thursday with vendor booths, a fishing derby, car show, bike ride, RC airplane demos, Zumbathon, dog show, carnival rides, vaudeville, bocce tournament, disc golf, live music, swimming and more. Fireworks will begin at 10 p.m.

Newton county shooting results in one deceased,two injured

A woman identified as Sarah Tyminski is dead after a shooting in rural Newton County Monday afternoon .

Newton County Sheriff’s responded to a report of a shooting at 8571 Eloise Lane. Upon arrival Deputies found a 32 year old female dead from a gunshot wound. A second subject identified as 35 year old Chris Lamb was also shot and was treated at an area hospital.

A 58 year old male suspect has been taken into custody. He was also treated for a gunshot wound. It is believed the dispute started over a custody issue over children. No children were on scene at time of incident.

This is an ongoing investigation and will be updated when more information is released

Pursuit Ends With Manhunt In Webb City, Missouri

Late this evening in Webb City, Missouri a vehilce pursuit ended in a ditch by N Chandler Ave if you not familiar with the area it is a few blocks away from the Schuber Mitchell devlopment office.
3 suspects that we are aware of 2 were detained at the crash scene one male and one female and the 3rd subject
a male is still at large several K-9 dogs have been searching the woods multiple agencies are assisting in the search
police officers asked several residents if they had seen anything

more information will be provided as we get updates
remember all persons and subjects are innocent until proven guilty

Photos: Jeremy Scherle/Regional Entertainment News

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Stolen Vehicle One Person Arrested


update on story:

subject was arrested hidding under a deck at 3502 W 35th St

Late this evening in Joplin, Missouri near 34th in South Pearl

a stolen vehicle a black Honda Elantra was identified as the subject fled the area K-9 police dog is searching the area along with several Newton County Police Officers. Residents are being asked to stay inside while subject is lose in the area.

Exclusive video subject being arrested only on Regional Entertainment News

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photos: Jeremy Scherle/Regional Entertainment News

(Joplin Police Officers Seaching 34th S Pearl Area)