St. Louis County officer shoots suspect after being attacked

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on December 12, 2012 at 4:13 PM

Updated Thursday, Dec 5 at 9:45 AM

10400 Lilac Ave St Louis, MO 63137

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ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) – A suspect was shot by a St. Louis County police officer Wednesday.  

According to police, officers received a call around 2:15 p.m. about a suspicious person in the 10300 block of Lilac Avenue. According to the call, a black male dressed in all black was seen looking into homes.

When an officer arrived on scene, he confronted the suspect, who became angry. The suspect then attacked the officer and drew a weapon. 

The officer drew his weapon as well, and shot the suspect. The man suffered non-life threatening injuries. The officer is reportedly ok. 

News 4 is on the scene and will bring you a full report on the air at 5 p.m..

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