Man in custody following shooting at law office - KMOV.com

Man in custody following shooting at law office

DES PERES, Mo. (KMOV) -- Police said one man was taken into custody following a shooting at a St. Louis County law office.

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The incident happened just after 3 p.m. Thursday at a law office located in the 1600 block of Des Peres Road.

Police tell News 4 that one shot was fired, and that the gunman was disarmed.

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News 4's Diana Zoga reports that the shooter was an employee at the office complex who wanted to hurt himself. He apparently fired a shot and missed. Police talked the man into putting the gun down.

The man was taken to an area hospital for observation, police said.

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