St. Louis man charged with burglary, assault on police officers

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on January 22, 2013 at 5:43 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 23 at 10:13 AM

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- A 38-year-old St. Louis man is now being held for an officer involved shooting earlier this month on Delmar in the city.

Karlton Finger, of the 3000 block of Whitter Street,  is charged with armed criminal action, burglary, resisting arrest and multiple counts of assaulting police officers.

Police say Finger and some other men were caught by police after they were caught stealing.

When police pulled the men over, Finger accelerated at one of the officers.  Finger’s passenger then opened fire.  No one was injured.  Finger is being held on $100,000 bail. 

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