Shoplifter is First Officer-Involved Shooting in City’s History

Police in Missouri are investigating an officer-involved shooting at the Ladue Crossing Shopping Center. Police said they received a call from Schnucks just after 3:00 p.m. about two shoplifters inside the store. Two women were pushing a grocery cart with stolen items.

One of the suspects was stopped by a Ladue officer and said they were injured during an altercation at Schnucks, so an ambulance was called. Shortly after an ambulance was called, the officer tried to arrest the suspect but police said she resisted and a struggle ensued. The officer then shot the suspect in the stomach, St. Louis County Police said. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition and is expected to survive… KMOV4 News

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