Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Law & Order

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Law & Order

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UNIVERSITY CITY > Officer is shot * A police officer was shot in the arm here about 11:30 p.m. Monday.

Police said the shooting happened at Canton and Lamb avenues, just northeast of Millar Park.

The officer was taken to a hospital and was expected to recover. Police were searching for one suspect.

Police said it was unknown whether the shooting was related to the violence following the Ferguson grand jury announcement . The area is about five miles southwest of the area of rioting in Ferguson.

ST. LOUIS > Man is charged with murder * Travon D. Lawrence, 18, was charged Sunday in a fatal shooting here Nov. 12. Lawrence, of the 4000 block of Paddock Point Drive in Black Jack, was named on various counts of second-degree murder, first-degree robbery, first- degree assault and armed criminal action. He was held in lieu of $500,000 cash-only bail.

Police say Lawrence was involved in the killing of Steven Taylor, 18, in the 8700 block of Annetta Street, just north of Calvary Cemetery. …

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