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Police officer assaulted in St. Louis

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(KMOV)-- An officer is now out of the hospital after he says he was assaulted Sunday morning.
The off duty officer, 33, was in the 100 block of Lucas around 3:00 a.m. when he noticed a man in his twenties kicking cars. Another man in his twenties was with him.
The officer said he approached the men and identified himself as a policeman when one of them hit the victim in the head with a brick.
More men reportedly arrived and started attacking the officer, as well. The policeman says he then thought he saw someone grab a gun, so he started firing his.
No one was struck in the incident.
The officer was treated for head injuries before being released.

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