St. Louis Area Police Officer Injured in Overnight Shooting

A Hillsdale (MO) police officer is in stable condition following an overnight shootout with a suspect.

The incident unfolded after the 26-year veteran officer attempted to take an unidentified suspect into custody.

The suspect, 24-years old, instead produced a gun and fired at the officer, striking him twice. 

As the suspect fled, the officer returned fire and grazed the suspect, who was subsequently taken into custody.

The suspect was treated and released into police custody. The officer remains at a local hospital in stable condition. 


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