Officer shoots at armed man in North County

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Authorities said shots were fired after a man allegedly pointed a gun at an officer in North County Tuesday.

At about 1 p.m., St. Louis County Police were trying to arrest a man suspect to be involved in a domestic assault in the 10400 block of Lord.

As he exited his vehicle, he pulled out a gun and pointed it at an officer.

Police said the officer then fired his gun at the man, but missed him.

The man was quickly taken into custody.

The 38-year-old officer has six years of law enforcement experience, police said.