ST. LOUIS — Shootings involving St. Louis police and St. Louis County detectives left one man dead and another critically injured.
St. Louis police say they fatally shot 27-year-old Stephen Averyhart Wednesday after he pointed a gun at them during a chase.
Police say Averyhart was fleeing from St. Louis County police when his car was spotted in the city. When the car crashed, Averyhart fled. When officers caught up with him, police say Averyhart pointed a gun at them, drawing their fire. No police were injured.
KMOX reports (http://cbsloc.al/1gyskQG ) on Wednesday night, St. Louis County detectives shot a man in Jennings during a drug investigation.
Authorities say the man was holding a handgun when he opened a door after they knocked. Officers fired, critically injuring the suspect. No detectives were injured.
Information from: KMOX-AM, http://www.kmox.com