Police investigating shots fired near Michael Brown protesters on West Florissant

Courtesy of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Courtesy of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – Tuesday night as Michael Brown protesters were demonstrating on West Florissant Avenue, there was a report of shots fired around 9:10 pm.  Ferguson police officers were in the area at the time of the report.  Officers on scene are were seen marking evidence on the road.

For a short period of time protesters did block West Florissant, but later moved to the sidewalks.

Our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch are reporting a demonstrator was struck by car and was taken by friends to hospital. Two other protesters were also transported by EMS.