St. Louis County Police Officer Shot Dead after Struggle by Suspect Trying to Cash a Bad Check – Suspect in Custody

St. Louis County Police Officer Mike Langsdorf was killed in duty Sunday afternoon in North St. Louis County on Page Avenue.

Officer Langsdorf had been with the North St. Louis Police Department for 3 months.

The suspect struggled with Officer Langsdorf and then shot him at point blank range.

In 2003 Mike rescued a little girl from a fire in her home in St. Louis city.
–AP- Post-Dispatch photo…

FOX2Now reported:

 

Sunday afternoon around 4:40 pm a North St. Louis County police officer was shot and killed.  The officer, Mike Langsdorf was shot inside Clay’s Food Market located in 6200 block of Page Avenue.  A call for an officer in need of aid was broadcasted from the store shortly after Officer Langsdorf arrived…

…The North County Police Cooperative Chief of Police John Buchannan said Langsdorf had been with the department for 3 months and was at the store investigating a bad check complaint. Langsdorf was shot by a suspect who was attempting to cash the bad check. Buchannan also stated that a suspect was in custody and that a gun had been recovered at the scene.

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