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Two Police Officers Shot in St. Louis – Suspect Barricaded Inside Home – One Officer in “Very” Critical Condition

St. Louis – Two police officers were shot on Saturday afternoon in South City.
According to the SLMPD, two SLMPD officers were shot in the 3700 block of Hartford.
“Preliminary information is that the suspect is barricaded inside a nearby residence so please avoid the area.” SLMPD said.
A source on the scene told  that officers responded to a domestic dispute/shooting call.
The suspect reportedly shot his wife and opened fire on police officers when they showed up to the house.
According to the source, one officer was shot in the head and is in “very” critical condition and the other was shot in the leg.
KMOV reported one officer was transported to SLU hospital and the other to Barnes Jewish Hospital.
Chief Hayden said both police officers are 29 years old and the officer who was shot in the head is in very critical condition.

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