ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - Three people have been arrested and two are on the loose after shooting at police officers in St. Louis city overnight. The shooting led to a chase that ended in Ferguson.
Investigators say a marked city police unit with two officers inside was near Interstate 70 at Adelaide when they were fired upon by a suspect or suspects from inside of a silver Chevrolet Impala. That Impala was traveling west on I-70 when it happened around 3:30 a.m.
The chase began moments later.
The pursuit ended in Ferguson at Winward and Glen Owen drive just off West Florissant. City police say there were a total of five suspects inside the vehicle where the shots were fired at police. It appears the impala hit a tree when the chase ended.
All five suspects fled from the car and tried to run away. Officers arrested three of the suspects and two remain at-large.
Officials say St. Louis County police were also involved in the chase. No officers were injured.
All of the suspects appear to be in their 20s. It`s unclear why the suspects shot at police.