BUCHANAN COUNTY, Mo. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control is investigating an officer-involved shooting early Monday morning proved fatal for a suspect after a clash with St. Joseph Police Officers.

According to the Highway Patrol, the incident happened at the intersection of 20th and Charles Street in St. Joseph just before 2:40 a.m. The suspect, who was fatally wounded, was 27-year old Jason Fanning of St. Joseph. The investigation will continue.