Police pursuit ends in Ferguson; two people in custody, police looking for third suspect

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FERGUSON, Mo. – St. Louis County police appeared in a Ferguson neighborhood Wednesday afternoon after a police pursuit came to an end there.

According to Sgt. Shawn McGuire, a spokesman for the St. Louis County Police Department, officers were conducting an investigation at 55 Wayside around 12:05 p.m. when the suspect struck a police car with their vehicle and then sped away.

Officers launched a pursuit of the suspect’s vehicle through Ferguson. The pursuit ended near the intersection of Airport Road and N. Harvey Avenue.

Two people were taken into custody. Police are looking for a third suspect, McGuire said. Three officers suffered minor injuries.

A police lieutenant on the scene indicated that officers believe one of the suspects was involved in an overnight shooting in Spanish Lake.

Fox 2 News will have more information on this story as it becomes available.


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