Tag Archives: Missouri

Employee accidentally shoots himself dead while changing at restaurant – Missouri – WATCH

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) — Police said an employee at a restaurant along Washington Avenue accidentally fired his gun and killed himself.

The shooting happened in a bathroom at Gringo Tacos + Burgers restaurant on Washington Avenue near 7th Street Sunday evening. Police believe the employee was changing clothes in the bathroom when the gun went off.

Source: Employee accidentally shoots, kills himself at restaurant on Washington Ave in St. Louis

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Body cam VIDEO: Police Shoot and Kill Unarmed, Mentally Ill David Ingle – Missouri – WATCH

According to police, the first officer on the scene, Rawlins, spotted Ingle running down the street and watched him fall to the ground screaming. As Meador arrived, the decision was made to detain Ingle because of his erratic behavior. When Ingle resisted efforts to detain him, both officers deployed their stun guns, with probes from the guns striking the combative man multiple times, according to the lone account provided by police to date.

That account maintains that Ingle continued to resist, and Rawlins was rendered temporarily unable to assist Meador when a probe from one of the two officers’ stun guns struck her in the hand. The police account states that Meador, who was still engaged with Ingle, attempted to put some distance between himself and the combative man at that point. But Ingle charged at him, and Meador, a five-year veteran of the Joplin police force, fired his service weapon, according to the police account.

Police have acknowledged that Ingle was not armed and that he had no weapon of any kind in his hands. Stewart declined to say if either officer mistakenly thought he was armed in some manner, citing the open status of the state patrol’s investigation.

Source: Death of unarmed, mentally ill man raises questions

Shocking VIDEO: Gunmen Brazenly Rob Quik Stop, Jefferson County – WATCH

FENTON, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Money was taken from gaming machines and a cash register was stolen during a Wednesday morning armed robbery in Fenton.

According to authorities in Jefferson County, two suspects entered the Quik Stop in the 1000 block of Gravois Road around 6:15 a.m. An employee at the location told officials at least one of the suspects was armed with a rifle, which was pointed at the employee as the suspects demanded money.

Source: Watch: Dramatic video captures Jefferson County armed robbery

Dash cam VIDEO: Suspect Opens Fire Multiple Shots at Police Car, Gunned Down in The Grove – WATCH

ST. LOUIS, MO — St. Louis police released dash cam video of an officer-involved shooting that happened on Dec. 12. in The Grove.

Shortly after 2 a.m., police responded to a report of a robbery at White Castle on Manchester and Chouteau Avenue.

When the officer approached the man, he turned around and pointed a gun at the officer, which you can see in the video. The officer then got out of his car and began firing at the man.

The man was shot once in the knee and was taken to an area hospital in critical condition. He was treated for his injuries as has been released.

Source: St. Louis police release dash cam video of officer-involved shooting in The Grove

VIDEO: Dad surprises daughter picking up her dressting as an Elf  – WATCH

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  A Basehor dad is getting a lot of attention for the hilarious outfits he wears to pick up his daughter from the airport.

Courtney Payne said her dad, Doug, first started the trend in 2018 after she moved to Portland for graduate school.

After he showed up at KCI on Sunday in an elf costume, she finally decided to share his silliness on social media — and it quickly went viral, garnering more than 30,000 likes in less than a day.

Source: Dad goes viral when he picks up daughter from airport in elf costume

Teacher assigns 5th grade students to ‘get involved in the slave trade industry … set your price for a slave’ – WATCH

MEHLVILLE, Mo. (KMOV.com) — A troubling class assignment landed a Mehlville School District teacher on administrative leave. The question asked students to put a price on slaves.

The principal of Blades Elementary School, Jeremy Booker, responded to parents after a ‘culturally sensitive’ assignment was given to fifth graders last week.

One of the 12 questions read as follows:

“You own a plantation or farm and therefore need more workers. You begin to get involved in the slave trade industry and have slaves work on your farm. Your product to trade is slaves.

Set your price for a slave. _____________ These could be worth a lot.

You may trade for any items you’d like.”

Source: Mehlville teacher on administrative leave for slave trade classroom activity