Missouri deputies kill man suspected of shooting officer
ST. PETERS, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in eastern Missouri say law enforcement officers shot and killed a 21-year-old man who was suspected of shooting and wounding a police officer. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s office on Friday identified the man as Joe Robideau, of Troy. The sheriff’s office says Robideau was shot Thursday evening after he fired several rounds at officers who were pursing him as a suspect in the shooting of a St. Peters police officer. Two Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies and a Lake St. Louis officers shot at Robedeau during the confrontation. He died at an area hospital. The St. Peters officer was released from a hospital after being treated for a gunshot wound to the leg.