A St. Louis Metro Officer was shot in the chest yesterday morning (7/14/15) in the Central West End while sitting in uniform in his personal car. Fortunately, he was wearing his ballistic vest which worked as advertised. He was transported to the hospital but is apparently going to be just fine. The officer managed to return fire through the windshield so it’s unclear from the cover picture which shots came from the officer and which came from the assassin. Afterward, the shooter fled in what was described as a gray ford Taurus along with three additional people.
Sometime later, a gunshot victim who apparently drove a similar car checked himself into the hospital claiming to have been shot in the city around the time of the earlier incident. It hasn’t been confirmed that this person is or is not formally a suspect, but it is rumored that the other individuals from the car have all been taken into custody in the interim.
The story is crazy enough as is, but not to be outdone, the Ferguson Twitter Brigade couldn’t leave well enough alone and took advantage of another opportunity to prove just how classless they are. Continue reading