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St. Louis police officer shot and killed, suspect in custody

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A St. Louis County police officer was shot and killed Sunday afternoon, KMOV reported Sunday evening.

The officer, identified as Michael Langsdorf, was shot in the 6200 block of Page Ave. in Wellston, Missouri around 4:30 p.m., according to KMOV.

A suspect is currently in police custody.

Langsdorf was responding to a report of a bad check at the Wellston Food Market, police said.

He is an officer of the North County Police Cooperative, according to Fox 2 News.

Multiple agencies responded to the call and are on scene at the hospital.

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