St. Charles County officer shoots suspect during undercover operation

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ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (KTVI) – A police officer involved shooting is under investigation in St. Charles County.  The officer is employed by the St. Charles County Police and was working on a covert operation with Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms agents.

It happened Monday evening at a home in the 1300 block of Ticonderoga Drive near St. Peters. Something went wrong, shots were fired.  Neighbors report hearing two shots.  No officers were injured. A suspect suffered a non-life threatening wound and was taken to the hospital.

The officer involved in the shooting is 38-years-old and a 14 year veteran of the force.