Hundreds of potential witnesses in fatal officer shooting

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CLAYTON, Mo. - Prosecutors say they have 342 potential witnesses in the trial of 20-year-old Trenton Foster, who is charged with killing a St. Louis police officer two years ago.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports assistant prosecutor Alan Key last week filed a 16-page list of people who could be witnesses to testify at Forster's first_degree murder trial, set to begin Feb. 4 in St. Louis Circuit Court.

Most of the potential witnesses are law enforcement officers from various departments in St. Louis County and detectives and officials from numerous departments.

Forster is charged in the fatal shooting of 33-year-old officer Blake Snyder, of Edwardsville. Police said Forster killed Snyder as the officer responded to a disturbance call in October 2016. Snyder's partner shot Forster several times.

Information from: St. Louis Post_Dispatch,

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