ST. LOUIS, Missouri- A St. Louis Metro police sergeant was shot in the face near Hampton and Pernod avenues around 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Police said he was shot twice, was conscious, was in serious condition but was expected to live.
Hampton was blocked off in both directions at Pernod, St. Louis Today reports.
The officer was being treated at Barnes Jewish Hospital, where Police Chief Sam Dotson was expected to make a statement before 9 p.m.
The site was by St. Joan of Arc School and a half block north of the St. Louis Police Officers Association Union Hall.
An SLMPD officer was shot this evening. I am on my way to the hospital. #fgs
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