Police investigate a scene after a St. Louis police officer was shot in what the police chief called an "ambush" on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in St. Louis. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
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A U.S. police sergeant was hospitalized in critical condition but expected to survive after being shot Sunday night in what the police chief called an "ambush".St. Louis, Missouri Police Chief Sam Dotson said the 46-year-old officer was shot twice in the face. The officer was not involved in a call or a traffic stop but was sitting in traffic about 7:30 p.m. Sunday when another car pulled up alongside his marked police vehicle. The officer told police he heard at least two shots.Mayor Francis Slay said the officer did nothing to provoke an attack.The attack in St. Louis came on the same day three other officers were shot, one of whom was killed.
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