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Moberly Man Killed in Jefferson City Officer Involved Shooting

A Moberly man was killed in an officer involved shooting in Jefferson City Monday afternoon. The Jefferson City Police Department reports conducting a traffic stop on an SUV in the 3700 block of West Truman Boulevard around 1:45pm. Two officers approached the passenger side of the SUV and the driver, 32-year-old Clay Willingham of Moberly, produced a rifle. Willingham ignored verbal commands to drop the rifle and the officers fired their weapons and struck him. Willingham was pronounced dead at the scene and the officers were not injured. The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control is handling the investigation.

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