ST. LOUIS - A 21-year-old man pointed a gun at police and was shot and killed by an officer around 12:30 p.m. Monday in the 4500 block of Page in North St. Louis.

Officers were chasing a stolen car with three inside, when the car flipped, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said. Then, the driver pointed a gun at one of the officers, which at the time an officer shot him. The suspect with a gun was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead. St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said there were no officers injured in the incident.

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The incident was near the Ranken campus in St. Louis and it it immediately went on lockdown, which was in time halted.


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