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Police fire shots at suspect in north St. Louis

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Police say a detective fired a shot at a drug suspect near the intersection of Athlone and Carter Tuesday afternoon. Credit: KMOV Police say a detective fired a shot at a drug suspect near the intersection of Athlone and Carter Tuesday afternoon. Credit: KMOV
NORTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -

A detective fired shots at a suspect believed to be involved in a drug transaction in north St. Louis Tuesday, police say.

Police said detectives observed a suspected participating in a drug transaction near the intersection of Athlone and Carter. They then chased him down on foot before he pointed a gun at them, police said.

One detective then fired shots at the suspect, but he wasn’t hit. Police said the suspect was then arrested and a gun was recovered at the scene.

The suspect was taken to a hospital with an injured hand.

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