Missouri police officer shot during traffic stop

A Ballwin, Missouri, police officer has been shot by a suspect following a traffic stop Friday morning in St. Louis County.

The shooting suspect has been located and apprehended by police, according to the St. Louis County Police Department.

The extent of the Ballwin Police Department officer’s injuries are unknown, but the St. Louis Dispatch reports he was shot in the neck by the suspect.

The St. Louis County Police Department will lead the investigation.