UPDATE: Eldon Hostage Standoff Ends With One Man Shot – New Details

Local News Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

An Eldon man is hospitalized following a standoff with police Wednesday morning.

Officers were called out to the 211 block of Leeds Avenue for a hostage situation, with two women reportedly hiding in a closet.

34-year-old David Wallace then confronted police when they arrived, throwing knives at them.

A highway patrol officer then shot the Wallace during the confrontation.

He was taken to Lake Regional for treatment. He faces numerous charges and is expected to be held on a $500,000 bond.

Miller County Sheriff’s deputies and Eldon police assisted in the incident. The official report is seen below.

Eldon Shooting MSHP

Local News Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

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