(FERGUSON, Mo.) — It was another peaceful night in Ferguson, Missouri on Friday, as police continue to search for whoever shot two police officers earlier this week.
Police said on Saturday they had a number of leads, but no arrest to make following the shooting on Thursday.
St. Louis Co. Police Chief Jon Belmar said on Friday he had a “pretty good idea” where the gunshots originated, but said he did not know what kind of handgun was used.
The chief ruled out a woman and two men taken in for questioning on Friday when a SWAT team raided a home about four blocks from the shooting scene.
The raid followed several tips that ultimately, Belmar said, led investigators nowhere.
Officials have asked for tips and offered more than $10,000 for information that leads to the apprehension of whoever shot the two officers as they stood outside Ferguson police headquarters.
The problem, according to police, is there may be few witnesses who saw what happened. Most of the protesters would have been looking forward when shots rang out from behind.
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