St. Louis officer in shootout with car thief


By Kim Bell
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis police officer who got in a wild shootout with a car thief today ran out of ammunition and crawled on his knees to escape the gunfire.

No one was apparently injured in the incident just after 11 a.m. today. The suspect, a 23-year-old man with a robbery conviction, has been taken into custody.

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