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Officer shot near St. Louis, suspect in custody

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BALLWIN, Mo. -- Authorities in Missouri are investigating a report of an officer-involved shooting on Friday in western St. Louis County, according to KTVI.

The injured officer was transported to a local hospital, according to authorities.  An ambulance accompanied by Ballwin police was seen unloading a victim at Mercy Hospital.

The officer's condition is unknown at this time.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting the officer was shot in the neck during a traffic stop and the suspect is in custody.

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