Police Officer Daryl Hall was shot and killed when he confronted two gunmen outside a nightclub on South Fourth Street at approximately 2:45 am.
Officer Hall was at the nightclub when he heard gunshots outside. When he went outside to investigate he encountered at least one gunman. Shots were exchanged between the officer and the gunman in which the officer was struck three times. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds a short time later.
One of the gunmen was also killed during the shooting and the second gunman remains at large.
Officer Hall had served with the St. Louis Police Department for five years and was assigned to the Housing Authority Unit.