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Man charged for shooting a St. Louis police officer, Thursday

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(KMOV) – The man suspected of shooting a St. Louis police officer has been charged.   

Arthur Jones was charged with assault on a law enforcement officer, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon. Jones is being held on $250,000 bond. 
 
The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. on Thursday in the 4600 block of Margaretta, in north St. Louis. 
 
Police say an officer had just finished a call in that area, when he saw a man acting suspiciously, standing near Cora and Margaretta. 
 
The man opened fire after the officer shined his spotlight on the man. 
 
The officer was treated and released from the hospital. 

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