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MSHP trooper shoots person in arm during St. Louis County traffic stop

The person's injuries were not life-threatening.
Credit: KSDK

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — A person suffered non-life-threatening injuries Wednesday afternoon after being shot by a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper.

The incident happened near Halls Ferry Road and Hecht Avenue in north St. Louis County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a trooper tried to pull over a person in a stolen car but they ran away. That's when the trooper shot them in the arm.

The person was taken into custody and the incident is under investigation.

This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information becomes available.

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