Officer injured in crash while responding to shooting call in Webster Groves

A police cruiser, and police motorcycle collided as they approached the scene.

WEBSTER GROVES, MO. - The victim of a shooting and an officer responding to the shooting were hospitalized Sunday afternoon in Webster Groves.

A press release from the Webster Groves Police Department said it received a call for a shooting at about 1 p.m. Sunday. When they arrived on the 100 block of Almentor Avenue, where they found one person shot.

The press release said there is a person of interest in custody in this case.

While responding to the call, two police department vehicles were involved in a crash. A police cruiser, and police motorcycle collided as they approached the scene. The officer on the motorcycle was thrown off and injured.

The shooting victim and the officer were listed in stable condition.

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