Breaking: 2 US Marshals & 1 Police Officer Shot in St. Louis City …Update: One US Marshal Critically Injured …Update: US Marshal Dies From Injuries
2 US Marshals and a police officer were shot this morning in south St. Louis City.
Police have the home surrounded and confirmed that one suspect was shot. (KSDK)
Hat Tip Ed
Two of the officers were taken to St. Louis University Hospital. Another was taken to Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
2 US Marshals and a police officer were shot at a home in the 3100 block of Osage in south St. Louis City this morning.
FOX 2 Now reported:
St. Louis Police confirm three U.S. Marshals has been shot in the 3100 block of Osage in St. Louis City. One officer was taken by police escort to an area hospital. Police also confirm that a suspect has been shot. There is no report of the extent of any injuries.
The shooting happened around 6:50 a.m.
Here’s a map of the area. It is located in south St. Louis City.
Neighbors described the suspect as a person with a criminal history.
UPDATE: Very sad news—-
One US Marshal was killed.
Authorities confirm a federal marshal was killed Tuesday morning after a suspect opened fire on him and two other officers. The suspect is also dead.
Two marshals and a St. Louis City police officer were shot in the 3100 block of Osage in St. Louis just before 7 a.m. A witness says the officers showed up at the suspect’s door to take him into custody and he opened fire on them. The witness says he told his sister he was “going out in a body bag.”
UPDATE: The US Marshal is not dead.
FOX2 posted a correction:
The U.S. Marshals Service is issuing an apology for incorrect information: the critically injured US Marshal is not dead, he is alive, but in critical condition.
UPDATE: (Tuesday evening) John Perry, a 48-year-old Deputy U.S. Marshal who had been with the agency for nearly 10 years, died at 7 p.m. local time on Tuesday night after being shot during a fugitive apprehension in St. Louis, Mo.
Please keep is family in your thoughts and prayers.