Two People Shot in Ferguson, Officers Take Gunfire


Shots were fired in Ferguson tonight and two people were hit. The St. Louis County Police tweeted out that officers were involved:

Activists had gathered in Ferguson on Sunday to commemorate the anniversary of Michael Brown‘s death with marches and a moment of silence.

Protesters gathered on West Florissant Avenue tonight, where there was a sizable police presence. The situation got increasingly tense as the night progressed:

One Twitter user, Tony Rice, even said he was briefly under arrest:

He also posted video:

An AP photographer reportedly witnessed seeing ” a man lying face down, covered in blood, behind a boarded-up restaurant” and the extend of his injuries were unknown.

As acting police chief Andre Anderson was speaking to reporters, lots of shots broke out and people screamed and ran.

You can watch CNN’s report (including the moment where they picked up the shots fired) here:

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