UPDATE: Doctors are now saying that Officer Michael Vernon will be paralyzed.
A Florissant Police Officer remains in critical but stable condition, following a shooting early Monday morning.
Officer Michael Vernon was responding a break-in alarm around 3 a.m. when he was attacked.
Police Captain Sean Fagan says 20-year-old Brian Lamont Cannon Jr. was hiding in a dumpster when he jumped up and shot Vernon three times.
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