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.
Sources tell us a Ballwin officer was shot in neck during traffic stop. Suspect in custody after foot chase. Story TK @stltoday
— Christine Byers (@ChristineDByers) July 8, 2016
We’ll bring you more on the condition of the officer when we know it.