St. Louis County: Police investigating officer-involved shooting

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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — One man is injured after police officers shot him.

Around 1:30 Tuesday, two Velda City police officers pulled over a man on Octavia, near West Florissant, according to St. Louis County police officer Tracy Panus.

During the traffic stop, the man started to drive off toward the officers. Both officers fired shots at the man, striking him more than once, Panus said.

The driver lead officers on a short pursuit and crashed into another car. It was minor accident, Panus said. The man was taken to the hospital with critical injuries, but is expected to survive.

A woman, who was a passenger in the vehicle, got out and was taken into custody. It is not clear what role she played in the incident, Panus said.

Large police presence north St. Louis County

KSDK


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