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Police shoot at armed suspect during traffic stop

Tuesday, 30 July 2013 17:52 Published in Local News

An investigation is underway after St. Louis County police officers shot at someone during a traffic stop.

Just before 5 PM police pulled a car over for a traffic violation. While officers were approaching the car, a passenger got out of the car. The police noticed that man was holding a gun and shot at him. The suspect dropped the weapon and ran away, but he was captured a short time later.

The driver of the car was also taken into custody. It is not known if the armed suspect was hit.

 

MoDOT pushes back emergency bridge work

Tuesday, 30 July 2013 17:15 Published in Local News

MoDOT is planning emergency work on I-70 in the coming weeks.

The weekend of August 9-11, crews will close all lanes of northbound of Route 141 at I-70. MoDOT needs to repair a bridge at that location after a truck hit it in late June. The lanes will closes at 8 Friday night and reopen by that Monday morning rush.

There is a concert at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Sunday. Concertgoers will not be able to access westbound I-70 from Earth City Expressway after the concert.

The closure was scheduled for this weekend, but had to be rescheduled because of the rainy forecast. 

Charges are filed against Keith Wildharber after police say he accidentally shot and killed his friend.

Wildharber was drinking with his friends on Monday night, when witnesses say he playfully pulled out a gun, pointed it at the victim, asked the victim if he trusted him, and pulled the trigger. The victim died from a gunshot wound to the stomach. Police say Wildharber believed the gun was unloaded.

He now faces a charge of involuntary manslaughter.

 

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