Five arrested in connection to St. Elizabeth weapons incident

1 year 5 months 2 weeks ago Saturday, November 04 2017 Nov 4, 2017 Saturday, November 04, 2017 5:10:00 AM CDT November 04, 2017 in News
By: Leo Rocha, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

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.

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