CHESTERFIELD, MO. (THECOUNT) — St. Louis County Police confirm an officer-involved shooting occurred at the Polo Ralph Lauren factory store in Chesterfield, Missouri.
An employee at a store at Taubman Outlet Mall said the incident happened in the parking lot.
FOX2 is reporting that the suspect was with a group of people shoplifting at the Polo Store and ran outside to the getaway car.
The getaway car backed up and hit a pursuing officer.
The outlet is located at, 17057 N Outer 40 Rd in Chesterfield, MO.
The officer fired in defense and shot a suspect.
The suspect has since died.
Chesterfield Police are asking people to avoid the area. Roads are blocked in the area as police conduct an investigation into the shooting.
Geo quick facts: Chesterfield is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States, and a western suburb of St. Louis. As of the 2010 census, the population was 47,484, making it the state’s fourteenth-largest city – Wikipedia.