Officer shot in St. Louis during traffic stop

A police officer was shot in the neck during a traffic stop in St. Louis this morning:

FOX 2 NOW – According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the officer was wounded during a traffic stop. The wound was in the neck.

The officer, who’s condition is unknown, was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The suspect was apprehended in the 800 block of Burgundy Lane after a short foot pursuit. A weapon was recovered.

He is described as a tall, thin African-American male wearing a gray tee-shirt and blue jeans. He was driving a blue Ford Taurus with Illinois temporary tags.

We’ll bring you more on the condition of the officer when we know it.

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