St. Louis Police shoot, kill burglary suspect who charged officers

Police say when officers arrived on the scene the man ran into a garage down the street and started firing shots at officers.

Kevin Killeen
April 10, 2020 - 3:15 pm
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(Kevin Killeen, KMOX)

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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A man is dead after shooting at St. Louis police officers and barricading himself inside a garage in south St. Louis on Friday. 

Maj. Eric Larson with St. Louis Metropolitan Police say the man was shot and killed by officers who were responding to a burglary incident in the 900 block of Bellerive Blvd., near Interstate 55 and Bates Avenue.

Police say when officers arrived the man ran into a garage down the street and started firing shots at officers. Police sent out a tweet to alert the area of a "firing shots out of the residence."

The man who was killed is identified by police as an adult Hispanic male. 

Police reported no other injuries in the incident. 

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