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Suspect arrested after officer injured in shooting Sunday morning

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Fowler was charged later Sunday with assault first-degree on a police officer and armed criminal action. By Stephanie Baumer Fowler was charged later Sunday with assault first-degree on a police officer and armed criminal action. By Stephanie Baumer

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Authorities arrested a man accused of firing at a St. Louis County police officer and grazing his gun belt

Police said a Velda City officer returned gunfire early Sunday at the suspect, who has been identified as 27-year-old Eric Fowler.

Fowler was charged Sunday with assault first-degree on a police officer and armed criminal action. Fowler was arrested Tuesday afternoon without incident in South St. Louis City.

Police said officers had been called to a disturbance at a house. Gunfire erupted when officers approached a vehicle to speak to the driver.

The St. Louis County officer was treated at a hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

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