A police officer in University City, Missouri, was wounded in a shooting late Monday, but it’s unclear whether the shooting was related to protests in nearby Ferguson, authorities said.
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The unidentified officer was shot in the arm and is expected to be OK.
The St. Louis County Police Department confirmed the shooting, saying a search for the suspect is underway.
Local and national protests followed Monday’s announcement that a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the Aug. 9 shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.