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Driver killed in officer-involved shooting identified

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Kyle Eichler, 33, of Chillicothe, was shot and killed after deputies stopped a vehicle in Wheeling.

Posted: Mar 23, 2020 4:25 PM

(LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Mo.) A driver was fatally shot by deputies in Livingston County after a traffic stop Wednesday evening has been identified.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Kyle Eichler, 33, of Chillicothe, was shot and killed after deputies stopped a vehicle in Wheeling.

The Livingston County Sheriff's Office said deputies experienced problems with Eichler during the stop and was shot by a deputy. No other details have been released.

The deputy involved in the shooting is on administrative leave.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol continues to investigate.

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