UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (KMOX) – An officer was involved in a shooting in University City Tuesday just before 4 p.m.
St. Louis County Officer Brian Schellman tells KMOX News it happened during an undercover drug operation in the 6800 block of Corbitt in University City.
He says officers were attempting to make an arrest. One officer feared for his safety and fired multiple shots at a suspect. That suspect was hit multiple times but all wounds were non life threatening.
The suspect was hospitalized but has since been released to police custody.
No officers were hurt.
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