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The Latest: Police confirm shooting at Ferguson protest

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The Latest: Police confirm shooting at Ferguson protest

St. Louis, MO ( KTRS ) St. Louis County Police say an officer who came under heavy gunfire returned shots amid a protest in Ferguson. The department confirmed the shooting in a statement on Sunday night, less than an hour after shots rang out as hundreds had gathered to mark the anniversary of the death […]

The Latest: Police confirm shooting at Ferguson protest

St. Louis, MO ( KTRS ) St. Louis County Police say an officer who came under heavy gunfire returned shots amid a protest in Ferguson.

The department confirmed the shooting in a statement on Sunday night, less than an hour after shots rang out as hundreds had gathered to mark the anniversary of the death of Michael Brown. The police department tweeted that at least two unmarked cars were hit by gunfire.

Authorities report that multiple shots rang out just after 11:15 p.m. Protesters who had gathered in the street fled in multiple directions, hiding behind cars and taking cover in buildings.

A police helicopter is flying overhead, shining a spotlight down on the street. Dozens of police cars and an armored vehicle have converged on the area.

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