ST. LOUIS - St. Louis police are searching a north city neighborhood Thursday evening after a man fired a shot at an officer.
According to police, the shooting occurred around 8:35 p.m. near the intersection of N. Grand Boulevard and Natural Bridge Avenue, that's in the Fairgrounds neighborhood.
Police noticed a suspicious vehicle at a gas station and approached. As officers got close to the vehicle, the people inside got out and ran toward a fence. Officers jumped over the fence behind a nearby Popeye's and someone shot at one of the officers but missed.
An article of the shooter's clothing was recovered at the scene and a K9 unit has been assisting officers on the ground. A police helicopter was also deployed for the search.
Police did not specify why the vehicle was suspicious.