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St. Louis Police Officer Hospitalized

A spokesperson says the officer had trouble breathing after trying to arrest a suspect.

May 01, 2018 - 5:07 pm
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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A St. Louis police officer is hospitalized after being involved in an incident in the 6000 block of West Florissant this afternoon.

A spokesperson says the officer had trouble breathing after trying to arrest a suspect who was allegedly resisting.
 
Additionally, police are investigating four shootings. A man was gravely injured after being shot in the 2600 of Burd; he was not conscious. A second victim showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound - the incidents are believed to be related.

Another man was shot in the 4200 block of Cote Brilliante.

And a man flagged down officers in the 5300 block of Ridge. He had been shot in the head.