Ferguson, MO – Two St. Louis police officers were shot Wednesday afternoon while trying to apprehend a suspect in connection with a homicide, according to police.
The St. Louis Police Department (SLPD) said the attack occurred shortly before 1:30 p.m. near Northwind Estates Drive and West Florissant Avenue, KMOV reported.
Two officers were trying to apprehend a suspect wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred overnight when they came under fire, according to police.
Two officers were shot in the attack.
They were both transported to a local hospital in unknown condition, KMOV reported.
It is unknown if the gunman has been apprehended.
#BREAKING Two police officers were rushed to a local hospital Wednesday afternoon after being shot in Ferguson.
According to Evita Caldwell, a spokeswoman for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting happened at W. Florissant Avenue and Northwind Estates Drive. pic.twitter.com/caUQRGgreZ
— Kelley Hoskins FOX2 News St.Louis (@KelleyHoskins) January 26, 2022
1:36 P-M: A law enforcement officer has reportedly been shot and wounded after a police pursuit ended on Northwinds Estates Drive near West Florissant around 1:20 P-M today (1-26-22): Officer is now at a St. Louis City hospital. Search for suspect continues on Nesbit Drive. pic.twitter.com/OpSNd4Jd4I
— Scanner News STL (@ScannerNewsSTL) January 26, 2022
STL OFFICERS SHOT: @saintlouismayor Tishaura Jones has arrived at Barnes Jewish where two officers are being treated after a shooting.
— Sara Machi (@saramachi) January 26, 2022
— Brian Kelly (@Brpkelly) January 26, 2022
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