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St. Louis police officer shot, taken to hospital

Posted: 8:37 PM, Nov 20, 2016
Updated: 2016-11-21 03:37:24Z
A St. Louis police officer has been shot.
   
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the shooting took place around 7:30 p.m. Sunday, a half-block south of the St. Louis Police Officers Association Union Hall.
   
The St. Louis Police issued a statement saying the officer "is conscious and being treated at a hospital."
   
The Post-Dispatch reports the officer was shot twice in the face and was in serious condition but expected to live.
   
A police detective in San Antonio, Texas, was fatally shot Sunday morning while writing a ticket in his squad car.