Joplin Police release names of officers involved in shooting of assault suspect

JOPLIN, Mo. — Joplin Police release the names of three officers involved in the fatal shooting of an assault suspect.

They are Officer Pete box, Officer Darrell Klink, and Sergeant Jason Stump.

The JPD says all three officers are still currently on paid administrative leave per department policy and procedure.

The police department says the officers were involved in the fatal shooting of Joseph Endicott, who was a suspect in an assault.

Authorities say the investigation is ongoing and they have not released why the officers shot Endicott.

To view our previous story on this case, click here.