Kinloch (MO) Fire Protection Volunteer Firefighter Shot in Arm While Leaving Station

The 25-year-old left the facility just before 4 a.m. and was headed toward a bus stop when two cars he didn't recognize opened fire.

Kinloch (MO) Fire Protection volunteer firefighter Jared Williams was struck in the arm during a drive-by shooting as he was leaving the station early yesterday.

The 25-year-old left the facility on Martin Luther King Boulevard just before 4 a.m. and was headed toward a bus stop when two passenger cars he didn’t recognize opened fire, according to Fire Chief Kevin Stewart.

Williams—a member of the fire department for three years—was struck in the arm and then ran back to the station, where he was treated and had an ambulance called; he’s expected to make a full recovery.

No other injuries were reported.

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