Topics

Law Enforcement
Police officer shot in Ferguson, Mo.; 2 suspects sought
Police officer shot in Ferguson, Mo.; 2 suspects sought

A Ferguson, Mo., police officer was shot in the arm Saturday night while responding to a burglary report at a town community center, police said. An officer confronted two males leaving the Ferguson Community Center about 9 p.m., said St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar. The officer had been responding to a burglary, said Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson. The officer chased the men and as he approached them, shots were fired at the officer, who raised his arm and was hit in the left arm, Belmar said. The officer, whose identity was not released, "was able to get off a couple of shots," Belmar said, adding he has “no indication that either suspect was...

Loading