Man charged in connection with shooting of police officers

Incidents like Friday's are raising new concerns about the danger of stray bullets in some of St. Louis' most dangerous neighborhoods.

ST. LOUIS - A man was charged Sunday in connection with a shooting that left two police officers and a bystander injured just north of Downtown.

According to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Devonte Morgan, 24, was charged with three counts of first-degree assault, three counts of armed criminal action and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm Sunday for his role in the Friday afternoon shooting.

The second man who was taken into custody in relation to the incident was not charged.

The two police officers were released from the hospital Sunday. The bystander was listed in critical but stable condition as of Friday. Family members said they fear she may never walk again.

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