Man in custody after shooting at Lake St. Louis officers, no officers injured


LAKE ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Lake St. Louis Police and St. Charles County Police are investigating after an officer was involved in a shooting with an individual.

The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. at Technology Drive and South Henke Road Thursday night in Lake St. Louis when officers responded to a domestic dispute.

Police said when officers arrived at the scene, the suspect, a 47-year-old man, was trying to leave in a vehicle. Officers tried to stop the vehicle, but the suspect continued to drive off and then was involved in a crash. He “then exited the vehicle with two handguns and began firing at officers. Lake Saint Louis officers returned fire, striking the suspect,” according to police.

No officers were injured.

The suspect was transported to a local hospital and is listed in stable condition, according to police.

The St. Charles County Police Department has been requested to investigate the incident. The suspect has not yet been charged.

The investigation is ongoing. This is a developing story and it will be updated as more information comes into the newsroom.

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