FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Authorities said six people were arrested after shots were fired near a Ferguson business Tuesday night.
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.
Nearby business told News 4 the beauty supply store has been a target of thieves and have requested the mayor put a fence around it. Knowles said he will look into the possibility of putting a fence up but noted it is a private business and the fence could be a safety hazard.
No injuries were reported in the incident.