One man in custody after a violent weekend in St. Louis.
Darryl Sain is charged for allegedly shooting at four people near at midtown gas station. Police say Sain saw the people sitting on his car at the gas station and asked them to move. They did not move and a the confrontation escalated. That is when Sain allegedly grabbed a gun from the car and shot into the group.
One person was hit in the calf. Three other men took themselves to the hospital with gunshot wounds. All victims are expected to recover. Sain returned to the scene of the shooting and turned himself in.
He is being held in custody on a $30,000 cash bond.
The Jennings post office in the 9800 block of New Halls Ferry Road is closed indefinitely after a car crashed through it, injuring two women.
It happened about 11:30 Monday morning. The car plowed through the lobby, then crashed through an interior wall and into a work area. It's not yet known what caused the crash.
Postal officials say mail that would normally go to the Jennings post office will instead be delivered to the Garden Post Office in the 8300 block of North Broadway.
ALTON, Ill. (AP) - Police in the southwestern Illinois community of Alton are getting help raising money to buy a second police dog.
Alton police officials and the city's mayor are set to receive about $1,000 from Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons' office on Monday. The city's trying to raise at least $15,000 for the new canine cop by Dec. 1. So far, they've raised $10,000.
The city has one police dog, after a second retired and a third had to be euthanized because of illness.
If the fundraising beats the deadline, police can buy the new dog and begin training it by February of next year.
Gibbons says the donation from his office is coming from assets that were seized in federal drug cases.
PINE LAWN, Mo. (AP) - A suburban St. Louis police officer is recovering after injuring his arm while struggling with a suspect.
The officer was one of two Pine Lawn officers who stopped a car at 1:20 a.m. Monday. After two men in the car were told to get out, the driver and an fought over a weapon. That officer hurt his arm in the struggle, but he and his colleague were able to gain control of the weapon.
Charges are expected against the two men.