Man With Gun Shot To Death By Laclede County Deputy

A man has been shot to death by a Laclede County deputy in a confrontation at a home off Delta Road on Thanksgiving Day. 

The sheriff says deputies and the Highway Patrol were sent to the house for a man threatening to commit suicide. 

When Nikolas Wanner came out two and a half hours later, he was armed with two rifles and a handgun and pointed a weapon at the deputy, who fired one shot. 

Wanner died at the hospital. 

The deputy is on paid administrative leave. 

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