Five arrested in connection to St. Elizabeth weapons incident
JEFFERSON CITY — The Jefferson City Police Department arrested five suspects Friday night at the intersection of West Main Street and Highway 179. The suspects are believed to have been involved in a weapons offense in St. Elizabeth earlier Friday night.
According to police, the weapons offense involved one or more suspects firing gunshots from a vehicle before fleeing the scene. No one was harmed.
Jefferson City police found the vehicle at approximately 8:25 p.m. near Memorial Park and conducted a traffic stop, where officers took the suspects into custody.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Headline and article have been modified to accurately reflect the nature of the incident.