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Friday, June 11, 2010

St. Louis Police Shot at While Attempting to Break Up Downtown Fight

Posted By on Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 12:51 PM

Two St. Louis police officers dodged gunfire early this morning while attempting to break up a fight at the corner of St. Charles and Tucker downtown.

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According to police, the two cops were standing by their marked vehicles around 2:11 a.m. today when they attempted to cross the street and enter a parking lot (above, right) where a group was engaged in a brawl.

As the officer crossed the street a suspect turned toward the police and fired shots in their direction. The cops took cover and escaped injury. The suspects, meanwhile, took off in a gray, newer model Pontiac Gran Prix with tinted windows.

An investigation is ongoing.

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