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Arrests made after protesters gather in front of police headquarters

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News 4 was outside the St. Louis Police Department as protesters were arrested Sunday night. News 4 was outside the St. Louis Police Department as protesters were arrested Sunday night.

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Nine people were arrested Sunday night after protesters gathered in front of the St. Louis Police Department headquarters at the intersection of 19th street and Olive Boulevard.

Roughly 30 protestors showed up in front of the police headquarters to protest after a teen was shot by police Saturday night. The teen allegedly charged police with a gun in his hand. The teen sustained multiple gunshot wounds and is currently listed in serious, but stable condition.

News 4 was outside the department as the group of protesters moved into the street and attempted to block traffic.

Police gave verbal warnings to those in the street, telling them to move. After the group did not comply, officers approached them and began to clear them from the street, taking nine people into custody during the process, according to authorities.

According to police, seven arrests were for impending the flow of traffic and two were for failure to disperse. Police said four of the arrested individuals were additionally charged with resisting arrest. One protester was issued a summons and released, police said. 

Authorities have not released the names of the arrested suspects. 

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