Suspect in Officer Involved Shooting Charged

St. Louis, MO (KMOX) The suspect in an officer-involved shooting incident early Saturday morning has now been charged.

23 year old Edward Montgomery of the 4800 block of San Francisco is facing 2 counts of First Degree Assault and is being held on a 200-thousand dollar cash-only bond.

City Police officers responding to a ‘shots fired’ call in the 5900 block of Goodfellow found Montgomery behind the wheel of a black Dodge Challenger. He accelerated and drove toward the officers and struck their patrol vehicle.

One of the officers fired a shot at the vehicle. It struck a female passenger in her hand and shoulder. Montgomery was later taken into custody. The officer was placed on administrative leave.

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