Man accused of paralyzing officer on trial

ST. LOUIS COUNTY – A man is on trial, accused of paralyzing a Florissant police officer.

Brian Cannon is charged with burglary, assault, and armed criminal action. Authorities say he shot Officer Mike Vernon during a burglary in 2012.

Vernon plans to testify during the trial.

On Wednesday, the prosecution played audio tapes.

The trial is expected to last a few more days.


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