Police respond to massive fight in northwest St. Louis, encounter man with shotgun

Police respond to massive fight in northwest St. Louis, encounter man with shotgun

Police respond to massive fight in northwest St. Louis, encounter man with shotgun

Print
Email
|

by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on November 12, 2012 at 12:20 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 12 at 12:59 PM

1300 Temple Pl St Louis, MO 63112

View larger map

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Police arrested a man who allegedly pointed a shotgun at police after a fight involving over 30 people broke out in a northwest St. Louis neighborhood on Sunday.

 

Police said the fight started in the 1300 block of Temple Place in Hamilton Heights.

When officers arrived at the scene, they saw a man running with a shotgun clutched in one hand. Officers chased the suspect and ordered him to drop the weapon.

The suspect then raised the shotgun and pointed it at an officer. That’s when the officer fired several rounds at the suspect, according to police.

The suspect dropped the weapon and surrendered to police.

Officials said nobody was injured in the encounter.

 

Print
Email
|