Oct 22, 2021 7:33 PM

St. Joseph Police investigate officer-involved shooting incident Friday

Posted Oct 22, 2021 7:33 PM


St. Joseph Post

Lake Avenue in St. Joseph has been reopened after a shooting incident involving St. Joseph police officers early Friday morning.

The area was closed for a few hours with several officers on the scene. The incident occurred around 1:45 a.m. on the city's south side.

Officers were called to the area for a reported vehicle crash involving a minivan. The van fled the scene when they arrived.

The suspects exchanged gunfire with officers after they abandoned the van on Lake Avenue between Michigan and Ohio streets. The incident remains under investigation.