Man shot by St. Charles officer dies -

Man shot by St. Charles officer dies


ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) -- A man shot by a St. Charles police officer in June has died from his injuries.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 28-year-old Joshua Rinsem died Sunday at a hospital. He was shot June 23.

Police say Rinsem was threatening suicide and had shot himself once in the buttocks when officers went to his home about 3 a.m. He allegedly fired shots as police were negotiating with him. An officer returned fire, shooting him once.

An internal investigation is planned.


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