Authorities are investigating after a police officer was shot during a traffic stop Friday morning in west St. Louis County. It happened shortly before 11 a.m. near the 300 block of New Ballwin Road. Reports indicate the officer was shot in the neck.
The officer, who works for the Ballwin (MO) Police Department, was transported to a local hospital for treatment. His condition is unknown at this time.
The suspect was apprehended a short time later in the 800 block of Burgundy Lane after a foot pursuit. A weapon was recovered.
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