2 In custody following Des Peres officer-involved shooting - KMOV.com

2 In custody following Des Peres officer-involved shooting

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman
By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman
By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

DES PERES, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Officers responding to a reported robbery at a Des Peres store shot one of the suspects, St. Louis County Police said Wednesday.

According to St. Louis County Police, Des Peres officers were notified of a shoplifting at T.J. Maxx, located in the 12100 block of Manchester, and were told the suspects were in a black Dodge Charger.

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Officers responded to the location and spotted the vehicle driving on Manchester. The responding officers said the suspects attempted to jump a curb and drove directly at a Des Peres police sergeant who was out of his vehicle. That sergeant then fired two shots at the vehicle, hitting the suspect once in the arm.

The suspects then continued driving westbound on Manchester Road towards I-270, but stopped near the Edward Jones headquarters building, where police were able to take two suspects into custody.

Police have not released the name's of the suspects.

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