Marshal shootings reflect violent year for cops

The St. Louis attack came less than a month after a marshal was killed and two wounded in West Virginia


By Donna Leinwand
USA TODAY

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis man with a history of drug dealing and violence shot and killed a U.S. marshal and wounded two other officers Tuesday, the latest in a spate of police shootings nationwide.

The attack came less than a month after one marshal was killed and two wounded in West Virginia.

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