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Standoff in south St. Louis near River Des Peres

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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A heavy police presence converged on a neighborhood in south St. Louis as a man allegedly barricaded himself inside a building near River Des Peres.

Witnesses reported seeing a person in a window firing shots at passing vehicles with a hunting rifle in the 7400 block of Gravois Avenue.

A St. Louis SWAT Team surrounded the building.