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Man dies after gunfight with St. Louis police in apartment near Forest Park | St. Louis News Headlines – St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri 2021-12-03 17:00:00 –

NS. Louis (KMOV.com) – On Friday, a man was found dead after a shooting battle with St. Louis police in an apartment near Forest Park.

John Hayden, chief of the St. Louis Police Department, said police were called into 275 buildings in the Park Apartment complex near Union and Persing at around 10:45 am to report the shooting. The responding police officer found a shell casing in one of the outer halls of the apartment and determined that the ammunition was being fired from inside.

When the policeman entered the apartment, he confronted the armed man and told him to drop his weapon. After refusing to drop the weapon, the man entered a shootout with the police. The police then withdrew from the apartment and called for reinforcements. When more police arrived, the man was found dead.

Hayden said the corresponding police officer was in uniform. He also said the deceased was found with two guns.

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