ST. PETERS, Mo– Central County Fire officials in St. Charles County confirm the department has responded to a reported shooting of a St. Peters police officer late Thursday afternoon. The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, the fire department said.
The shooting was reported to have taken place at or near the 3031 block of Mid-Rivers Mall, a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market at 5:40pm. St. Peters Police report the officer was making a traffic stop.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol put out an alert to watch out for a blue Chevrolet Trailblazer, and shortly before 7pm, confirmed that a suspect was in custody.
The end of the pursuit is believed to be near the St. Charles County border with Lincoln County on the 2600 block of Myers Road.
This is a developing story and will be updated