St. Louis police
3 bodies found inside a building on Tennessee Ave. Saturday morning.
Cary Ball Junior was shot and killed downtown by police April 24th, following a car chase, crash and foot pursuit.
“It seems to be the opinion of at least our members that we need more stopping power. Not more firepower but more stopping power,” the Police Association’s Jeff Roorda said.
A St. Louis police officer was hospitalized Tuesday night after his police car was struck by another car, filled with people who had been shooting at other officers.
Police say Laderrell Smith attempted to take an off-duty officer’s gun during a burglary attempt.
St. Louis police identify victim as 30-year-old Eric Gore of East St. Louis, Illinois.
“As a result of the explosions in Boston, we have increased our vigilance and public safety patrol presence at Metro Transit”
The latest report from the St. Louis Chief of Police shows overall crime up ten-percent citywide.
“We’re not seeing them as much this week as previously, before the election,” one woman said.
St. Louis police say a fight broke out, then gunshots were fired.