Officer dies after being shot in St. Louis suburb
The Associated Press
UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — A police officer in a suburb of St. Louis has died after being shot in the town's popular University City Loop area.
KTVI-TV says 50-year-old Michael King died late Friday in the area known for its trendy shops, restaurants and offices.
University City police say they are seeking a 41-year-old man considered a person of interest in the investigation. They also are trying to find a gray car believed to be connected with the shooting.
One witness told KTVI-TV that the officer was sitting in his car when a man walked up and shot him.
Investigators have yet to determine the motive for the shooting.
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