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Man shot and killed by police in Maryland Heights identified

The man has been identified as 42-year-old Bradley Arning.

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. — The man shot and killed by Maryland Heights police has been identified as 42-year-old Bradley Arning.

On Oct. 6, officers responded to the 2800 block of Briarcote Lane for a call for a disturbance. Once on scene, police said they were confronted by a man in the home who drew a handgun on them. Police then discharged their weapons.

A spokesperson said three Maryland Heights police officers fired their weapons at Arning. The first officer is a sergeant, 62 years of age with 40 years of law enforcement experience. The second officer is 63 years of age with 43 years of law enforcement experience. The third officer is 29 years of age with 5 years of law enforcement experience. 

The weapon below was recovered at the scene.

Credit: St. Louis County Police Department

Police released a correction Monday morning and said Arning was transported to a hospital for life saving treatment where he was pronounced dead. A spokesperson originally said he was pronounced said at the scene.

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