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      Man shot after robbing McDonald's

      Police say the suspect pointed a gun at officers, who opened fire.

      A robbery suspect is expected to recover after being shot by a St. Louis police officer.

      Police say a 21-year-old man robbed a McDonald's restaurant in north St. Louis Wednesday night, then ran to a getaway car, which drove away without him as officers approached.

      Police say the suspect pointed a gun at officers, who opened fire. The suspect was struck several times and taken to a hospital. Details about his injuries were not immediately released.

      The getaway car driver crashed and was taken into custody.

      Officers at the scene of the robbery say they recovered a backpack containing gun magazines and money.

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