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Man facing multiple charges for shooting rookie cop.

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Man facing multiple charges for shooting rookie cop.

( KTRS ) A St. Louis man has been arrested for shooting a rookie St. Louis police officer. The 24-year-old probationary officer was patrolling with a sergeant Sunday night when they saw a man acting suspiciously. The man, identified as 23 yr old Walter Saddler then ran, and officers chased him through an alley. As […]

Man facing multiple charges for shooting rookie cop.

( KTRS ) A St. Louis man has been arrested for shooting a rookie St. Louis police officer. The 24-year-old probationary officer was patrolling with a sergeant Sunday night when they saw a man acting suspiciously.

The man, identified as 23 yr old Walter Saddler then ran, and officers chased him through an alley. As the officer and Saddler struggled, the suspect fired a gun, which struck the officer.

Authorities say Saddler was arrested and faces multiple charges in the shooting, including assault on a law enforcement officer. His bond was set at $300,000.

The officer is recovering after being hospitalized with injuries that were not life-threatening.

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