FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

Mo. Police Search for Two In Home Invasion Gunfight

July 11, 2012  | 

The St. Louis Police Department continued its search for two suspects involved in a gunfight with officers responding to a home invasion on Tuesday afternoon.

Officers responded to a home in the 6200 block of Famous Avenue about 12:10 p.m. and approached a blue Ford Explorer idling in an alley behind the house. A passenger in the vehicle pointed a gun at one of the officers, prompting the officer to fire shots at the SUV, reports the St. Louis Dispatch.

The SUV then sped off carrying two people who were still at large Wednesday. Police then exchanged shots with a man exiting the back of the house as two other suspects ran off. The gunman, 22-year-old Brandon Jones, was shot in the chest and died later at a hospital.

Related:

Home Invasions: Side Effects of the Drug War

Tags: Home Invasions, St. Louis Metro PD, Officer Involved Shootings, Deadly Force


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Missing Texas Deputy's Body Found in Lake
Rescue crews recovered the body of Travis County Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis from Lake...
Search for Suspect in Pa. Trooper Ambush Focuses on Dense Woods
Pennsylvania State Police paused to pay tribute to their fallen comrade, then got back to...
Tennessee Man Accused of Threatening to Join Islamic State and Kill Officer
A man arrested on suspicion of drunk driving told a Nashville officer, "I am going to join...
COPS Office Releases Report on Body-Worn Cameras
The COPS Office has released "Implementing a Body-Worn Camera Program: Recommendations and...
FBI Said to Begin Tracking Animal Cruelty Cases
The FBI will begin tracking animal cruelty cases just as they track other crimes, Wayne...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine