Several shots were fired at St. Louis County police officers during a burglary on Tuesday night.
Six individuals were arrested.
The burglary was at an old beauty supply store in Ferguson that had been previously looted and torched. When the cops stopped to arrest the looters they were fired on.
Authorities said six people were arrested after shots were fired near a Ferguson business Tuesday night.
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Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said there was a burglary call at a burned out beauty supply store around 6:00 p.m. When police arrived, Knowles said shots were fired near the scene.
Dozens of officers from multiple agencies responded to the “shots fired” call.
Police briefly closed down a section of West Florissant.
The shots were fired at the officers from the Sharondale apartments behind the store during the arrests.