Assault rifle used in domestic attack in Hazelwood

4:22 AM, Dec 3, 2012   |    comments
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Hazelwood ( KSDK ) - - A Hazelwood policeman who was investigating an unrelated case stumbled upon a woman who claimed that her boyfriend had just shot at her with an assault rifle.

The shooting happened Saturday night in the 8400 block of Latty Avenue. 

The officer witnessed the suspected shooter running into his home.  He called for help from other Hazelwood officers, as well as police from Berkeley and the Missouri Highway Patrol. 

Police negotiated with the man via cell phone, and he eventually gave up peacefully. 

In the home, police say they found two firearms and drug paraphernalia.  Twenty-one-year-old Rashidi Greer now faces charges of domestic assault and armed criminal action.

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