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Bonne Terre Police Officer Shot And Killed

(Bonne Terre) Bonne Terre police officer Lane Burns was killed and another, Garrett Worley was injured early Thursday morning in an incident outside of Motel 6 in Bonne Terre. Officers were dispatched to a disturbance at the motel just after midnight. As they approached the door, the suspect, James Emory, exited the hotel room and began firing shots at the officers with a handgun. Emory shot both officers and patrolman Burns later died of his injuries. Corporal Worley was taken to a St. Louis hospital for a gunshot wound to his lower leg. The officers were able to return fire, killing Emory.


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