Car break-in downtown ends with shots fired

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - There were some frightening moments outside a downtown hotel early Thursday morning after a car break-in ended with shots fired.

It happened at 4th and Chestnut across the street from the Hyatt.  Authorities say around 2:00am, two suspect broke into a Ford Mustang. The owners of the car, who were downtown taking pictures, confronted the suspects.

After that initial confrontation, the suspects fired shots into the air and then drove off. Fortunately no one was hurt. There was some significant damage done to the Ford Mustang.