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Man badly hurt in St. Louis Co. officer-involved shooting

June 13, 2019

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. (AP) — A man is hospitalized in critical condition after being shot by police in St. Louis County.

Police were called Wednesday night to a report that the 31-year-old suspect shot at a woman. The man got away.

Late Thursday morning, St. Louis County police say detectives went to the business where the man works in Maryland Heights. Police say that as the man tried to run he pulled a gun and turned toward officers.

A 31-year-old officer shot the suspect. The officer and the suspect were not identified.

Police Chief Jon Belmar says a gun was recovered at the scene.

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