Corrections officer shot in robbery, police search for suspects
ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police are searching for suspects after a corrections officer was shot in the leg during a robbery.
The shooting happened about 8:30 a.m. Thursday as the officer was in uniform walking to a bus stop.
Police say one or two men got out of a car and announced a robbery, leading to a struggle. The corrections officer was shot in the left leg. He is hospitalized in stable condition.