Police search for suspect who pointed gun at officer - KMOV.com

Police search for suspect who pointed gun at officer

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A suspect is being sought after allegedly pointing a firearm at an officer.

Around 12:40 a.m. Wednesday, police said officers were attempting to pull over a 2006 white Chevrolet Express Van in the area of Mimika and Emma after they observed it driving suspiciously and circling the neighborhood.

The vehicle continued driving at a high rate of speed southbound on Park. According to police, two people were seen exiting the vehicle as it continued moving at Garesche and Park.

One of the suspects that exited the vehicle pointed a firearm at an officer, police said. The officer, fearing for his safety, fired a gunshot towards the suspect.

The suspect continued running away.

The van was reportedly stolen.

The investigation is ongoing.

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