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Off-duty officer shoots teen trying to steal SUV

By AP/KWMU

St. Louis, MO – St. Louis police say an off-duty officer on Sunday shot a 14-year old boy who was trying to steal his SUV.

The officer reportedly woke up to hear three people trying to get into his Jeep Cherokee. He went outside and shot at the suspects after one of them pointed a pistol at him.

The three escaped, but the 14-year old was later found at a hospital. Authorities say he's in critical but stable condition.

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