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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:17

Police shoot robbery suspect in South County

   One armed robbery suspect is custody, another is in the hospital after police shot the suspect.  
   St. Louis County Police confirm that two suspects had tried to rob the "Check 'n Go" in the 600 block of Gravois Bluffs about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.  
   Police were in the area and responded to the call.  Officers confronted the suspects as they left the check cashing store.  
   When officers apprehended the suspects, one pulled a gun and the officer shot him.  
   That suspect was taken to the hospital by ambulance.  His condition isn't known.  
   The other suspect was taken into custody.
   There's no word on any other injuries.
 
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Monday, 22 July 2013 00:47

STL Police shoot suspect in south city

   A suspect is in police custody in a local hospital after being shot by a police officer in south St. Louis Sunday afternoon.  

   Police say officers tried to question the suspect and another man near Gravois and Austria.  Both were known to officers as previous offenders.  

   The suspect fled.  Officers chased him. Police tried to stop him with a tazor, but that effort failed. 

   St. Louis Police Captain Michael Sack says when the suspect reached for his waist, the officer thought he was reaching for a gun and fire at him.  The suspect was hit twice in the legs.  

   The officer is on routine administrative leave.

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Two St. Louis Police officers are in the hospital after being shot Wednesday night while answering a home alarm call in Baden. The officers had been called to a boarded up home in the 900 block of Elias Avenue about 11 p.m.

Police say a man at the home fired shots at the officers without warning.

The officers returned fire, striking the suspect several times. He's in critical condition at St. Louis University Hospital.

Both officers were taken to Barnes Hospital. A 31 year old female officer was shot in the foot. A 26 year old male officer was shot in the back. Both are expected to recover.
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