ST. LOUIS — An investigation is underway after a police officer fired at least one shot at an armed suspect in north St. Louis Monday morning.

The incident happened near MLK and Kingshighway around 11:30 a.m.

A police spokesperson said they ‘don’t believe anyone was struck by gunfire and no officers were injured’

Police said two officers in a squad car spotted a man hanging out the passenger side window of a dark sedan shooting a gun. 

The officers chased after the car, and one of the officers fired a shot at the man, but the suspect vehicle continued to flee.

Police said the suspects are not in custody. The vehicle was located later Monday, but no one was inside.

The officer who fired the shot was a 24-year-old man who has been with the department for less than two years. His partner is a 27-year-old man who has been with the department for less than two years. 

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