UPDATE: St. Louis police shoot, injure armed robbery suspect

1 year 3 months 1 week ago Saturday, March 11 2017 Mar 11, 2017 Saturday, March 11, 2017 2:30:00 PM CST March 11, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Law enforcement authorities said a man was shot after he allegedly pointed a weapon at an officer who was pursuing him in St. Louis County.

St. Louis County police spokesman Benjamin Granda said officers tracked three men Friday night because they were suspects in an armed robbery in St. Louis.

After two of the men were arrested, the third man, Daryl Greer, ran. Granda said Greer during the pursuit, Greer pointed a gun at an officer, who shot him.

Greer was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at a St. Louis-area hospital. He was charged Saturday with first-degree assault and four other charges. He is being held on $200,000 bond.

The officer who shot the suspect is a nine-year veteran. He's on routine administrative leave during the investigation.

[Editor's note: This story has been updated to include the most recent information.]

 

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