Photos: Officer fatally shoots man at Gravois Bluffs shopping center

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Updated Thursday, Apr 17 at 12:20 PM

(KMOV) -- A St. Louis County police officer shot a robbery suspect outside a business in the Gravois Bluffs shopping center in Fenton on Wednesday.

According to police, a witness called authorities around 10:30 a.m. after seeing two men acting suspiciously in the parking lot of the Check N' Go in the 600 block of Gravois Bluffs Rd.

Police say officers arrived on scene and spotted the suspects leaving the store after robbing it. 

Authorities say police attempted to apprehend the men, but one of them struggled to break loose. That suspect then pulled out a gun and was shot by police. 

He was transported to the hospital in unknown condition. The other suspect was apprehended and put into the back of a police vehicle.

A witness tells News 4 16 police vehicles and 30 officers were on the scene at one point.

Additional information was not immediately available.

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