Car wrecks during St. Louis pursuit; 2 officers injured

3 years 8 months 3 weeks ago Monday, March 23 2015 Mar 23, 2015 Monday, March 23, 2015 6:43:54 AM CDT March 23, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Two St. Louis police officers are recovering from minor injuries after a pursuit ended in a crash.

Around 10:15 p.m. Sunday, officers spotted a Chevrolet Impala matching the description of a vehicle involved in a shooting a little over an hour earlier. A pursuit began. After about three minutes, the Impala crashed into a squad car and caught fire.

Two suspects were arrested, and a third ran from the scene.

The officer in the squad car had minor injuries to his arm, and a second officer was cut trying to free the first officer from the car.

The shooting victim is in serious but stable condition.

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