From ABC News:
A police officer is "fighting for his life" after he was shot during a traffic stop this morning in Ballwin, Missouri, according to the city's police chief.The suspect in the shooting is in custody.
The incident, which was caught on police dashcam, happened around 11 a.m. local time when an officer pulled over a vehicle for speeding, Ballwin Police Chief Kevin Scott said at a news conference this afternoon.
After speaking with the driver, the officer went to his car to do paperwork, Scott said, and then the driver exited his vehicle, approached the officer's car, fired three shots, returned to his vehicle and fled.
Residents and witnesses in the area called 911 to report that the officer had been shot, the police chief said. The wounded officer was transported to a local hospital, where he was in critical but stable condition this afternoon.