- — Chief Sam Dotson (@ChiefSLMPD)Tue, Aug 19 2014 18:23:31Officer involved shooting in the sixth district. Suspect brandished knife at @SLMPD officers. No officers injured. Investigation is ongoing.
- — Chief Sam Dotson (@ChiefSLMPD)Tue, Aug 19 2014 19:09:32Today @SLMPD officers received a call for a subject who appeared agitated & was armed with a knife. Suspect yelled kill me now & approached.
- — Chief Sam Dotson (@ChiefSLMPD)Tue, Aug 19 2014 19:10:20Officers gave suspect verbal commands. Officers feared for their safety and both officers fired their weapons. Suspect is deceased.
- — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk)Tue, Aug 19 2014 19:08:46More: Suspect said, "Shoot me now. Kill me now," approached officer with knife, according to St. Loui http://cnn.it/1n6EfaV mMnoNAP6Ny
Police: Knife-wielding man shot, killed in St. Louis
Details are still being uncovered, but St. Louis' chief of police has reported a police-involved shooting. The suspect was killed.