FLORISSANT, Mo. — An off-duty St. Louis City police officer was shot in his personal vehicle early Sunday morning in Florissant.

The officer was on the onramp to westbound I-270 from southbound Lindbergh at about 1:25 a.m. when he and a woman in his vehicle were shot, police said. Both were shot in the leg, the Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed. They are expected to recover.

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The officer was off duty in his personal vehicle, but still in his uniform, Florissant police explained. However, they do not believe his police uniform played a role in the shooting.

The Florissant Police Department is investigating the shooting. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the department at (314) 831-7000.