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St. Louis police officer involved in shooting

6:24 PM, Jun 27, 2012   |    comments
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St. Louis, MO (KSDK) - A St. Louis police officer was involved in a shooting Wednesday afternoon in a North City neighborhood.

Police say an officer fired at a suspect who is wounded and in stable condition at a local hospital. Injuries are to the shoulder and hip.

The officer involved is a 29-year-old male with 4.5 years of service with the department. He was not injured.

According to Katie O'Sullivan, a spokeswoman for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the incident occurred in the 4900 block of Terry Avenue.

The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office charged 18-year-old Julius Sanford of Nashville, Tennessee with unlawful use of a weapon and resisting arrest.  Sanford remains jailed on $30,000 bond.

KSDK

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