UPDATE 5/27/17 4pm
St Louis Police releasing details of Friday night’s fatal police shooting in south city.
Police say 33 year old Jamie Robinson had called 9-1-1 and said he was going to harm police and kill himself. When officers arrived in the 4800 block of Hamburg Robinson was barricaded in a house firing his weapon.
Interim Police Chief Lawrence O’Toole says he then came out of the house and fired toward the officers.
It was then that one of the officers fired one shot. It struck and killed Robinson.
The officer has been put on administrative leave and an investigation has begun.
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) An overnight standoff with St. Louis Police in south city ends with the suspect shot and killed. Police tell KMOX the suspect fired a number of shots during the exchange. The suspect had barricaded himself into a building at the corner of Gravois and Hamburg Avenue and reportedly had fired shots at passing motorists. Several businesses in the area were evacuated and several streets were closed.
More information is expected to be released at a news conference later today.