2 suburban St. Louis officers shot, expected to recover

7 months 2 weeks 3 days ago November 04, 2016 Nov 4, 2016 Friday, November 04 2016 Friday, November 04, 2016 5:38:53 PM CDT in News
By: The Associated Press

ARNOLD (AP) — Two suburban St. Louis police officers suffered non-life threatening injuries when they were shot by a man while responding to a disturbance call.

Arnold police Det. Lt. James Jones said the officers were shot Friday afternoon by a 52-year-old suspect who lived at a trailer park where the disturbance was reported.

Jones said officers didn't shoot the suspect but he was taken to a hospital. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports his condition was unknown.

He says police will seek a warrant against the suspect either later Friday or Saturday.

The incident prompted a lockdown at the nearby Fox Elementary School and Early Childhood Center but those schools later resumed normal operations.

No further details were immediately available.

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