Suspect dead, officer in hospital after shooting in Missouri

St. Louis Area Officer Shot in the Head by Suspect Being Transported to Jail

St. Louis Area Officer Shot in the Head by Suspect Being Transported to Jail

They say he was taken to surgery, is still alive, and in critical condition.

An eastern Missouri police officer is being treated for life-threatening injuries after being shot near police headquarters. But Jefferson County Sheriff's Capt. Gary Higginbotham says police were unaware that Klahs had a second gun that was apparently stolen from a vehicle. Police have not said if Klahs' wounds were self-inflicted or from to returning fire. He was in a life-threatening conditions when taken to St. Anthony's Medical Center, Tuesday afternoon.

Police say the officer was shot once in the neck or head.

The suspect also sustained a gunshot wound, but police haven't said whether it's self inflicted.

Officers inside watched on camera as the black police SUV approached an area of the building where suspects are brought inside. A gun was taken from the suspect when officers took him into custody. But when the O'Conner didn't come inside, officers went out and found the his SUV crashed into a fuel tank and both O'Conner and the burglary suspect seriously wounded inside.

O'Conner, 44, was shot in the head by a burglary suspect and is now in surgery at St. Anthony's Medical Center.

This is a breaking news story.

Police were called to a report of a gun stolen from a residence.

Images show a police vehicle crashed into the Arnold Police Department.

FOX C-6 Schools were on lockdown for a short time. Sheriff Dave Marshak on Twitter urged people to "pray for our law enforcement family".

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