Officer involved shooting

Des Peres Public Safety officers use crime scene tape to protect evidence at a shooting involving one of their officers in Des Peres, Missouri, on January 14, 2015. One bullet hole was seen in the windshield of the car. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

UPDATED: Charges Issued in Des Peres Shoplifting Incident

Darnell Wilson, 41, of the 3400 block of Paris in St. Louis, is charged with 2nd-degree assault on a police officer, felony stealing-3rd offense, and resisting arrest by fleeing.

01/14/2015

Berkeley Mayor Theodore Hoskins: This can't be compared to Ferguson, NYC deaths. We'll use video to investigate.  (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Berkeley Mayor: Surveillance Video Strong Evidence Officer Fired in Self-Defense

Berkeley mayor Theodore Hoskins is hoping to avert the kind of street violence that he saw in neighboring Ferguson just a few months ago.

12/24/2014

St. Louis County Police Sgt. Brian Schellman (L) points to a man pointing a handgun at a Berkeley, Missouri, police officer in a surveillance video on a computer as St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar looks on during a early morning press conference in Clayton, Missouri, on December 24, 2014. St. Louis County Police are investigating a Berkeley officer-involved shooting death of an armed teenager at a convenience store on December 23, 2014. A large crowd of about 200 people quickly formed resulting in a confrontation with police, a fire at a gas station and several arrests. Berkley is located about two miles from Ferguson. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

UPDATED: Chief Belmar: Berkeley Officer Did Not Have Body Camera On

Police are investigating a fatal, officer-involved shooting in Berkeley.

12/24/2014

A photo of Vonderrit Myers circulating social media allegedly shows him with a 9mm Smith & Wesson, with a  with a black base and silver slide, found at the scene of his fatal shooting.

Autopsy: Vonderrit Myers Jr. Was Shot Six Times From Behind

The pathologist says the six shots in rear of Meyers’ legs support claims that he was running away from police when he was shot.

10/23/2014

Photo: iStock

Lab Results Indicate Gunshot Residue on Myers’ Hands, Pants and T-Shirt

An analysis of Myers’ hands indicates the presence of gunshot residue, as does an analysis of the inner waistband and front and back pockets of his jeans and an analysis of his black T-shirt.

10/14/2014

Getty/Caspar Benson

Kansas City Police Shoot, Kill Man

Officers say man pointed gun at them

10/12/2014

Photo from KMOX's Michael Calhoun on the scene

Protesters Take to South St. Louis Streets After Officer-Involved Shooting

A man is dead after police say he fired shots at an off-duty officer and the officer returned fire.

10/08/2014

Surveillance camera photo

Man Shot By Police is Identified

Police have identified the man they shot and killed Wednesday night, after he pointed a rifle at them, as 42-year-old Michael Willis Junior of St. Louis.

09/18/2014

File photo of St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

County Chief: Suspect in Jennings Shooting Had Extensive Criminal History

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says he’s proud of the officers who shot and killed an armed man in Jennings this morning.

09/18/2014

Scene of an officer-involved shooting in Jennings. Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Police: Officers Fatally Shoot Man in Jennings

Officers were called to a a home twice on Wednesday night by a woman who said an armed man was knocking on her door and harassing her.

09/18/2014

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