St. Louis Police shoot armed robbery suspect

1 year 2 months 1 week ago January 17, 2016 Jan 17, 2016 Sunday, January 17 2016 Sunday, January 17, 2016 10:39:45 PM CST in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police say a suspect in an armed robbery at a St. Louis fast-food restaurant was killed in a shooting with a police officer.

A St. Louis Police Department spokeswoman says a citizen alerted an officer about an armed robbery Sunday evening at a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant.

Spokeswoman Schron Jackson says the responding officer "was involved in a shooting with the suspect" at the restaurant.

Jackson says the suspect died. No officers were injured.

No further details were immediately available.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports about 40 onlookers gathered at the scene after the shooting. Some protesters chanted, "Police are the enemy," and "No justice, no peace."

 

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