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Jeffrey Weinhaus shot by Missouri State Highway Patrol officers

7:02 PM, Sep 11, 2012   |    comments
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St. Clair, MO (KSDK) - The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating a shooting in Franklin County involving a patrolman.

The shooting occurred after 2 p.m. in St. Clair when officer was serving a search warrant on a man.

They had agreed to meet the man in a public area.

When the man arrived, he exited his vehicle armed with a handgun.

Officers ordered the man to put the gun down, and when he did not comply they fired several shots at him.

The man, identified as Jeffrey Weinhaus, was transported to Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur for treatment. His condition has not been released.

No officers were injured in the incident.

KSDK

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