Police: 3 people arrested after St. Louis officers assaulted

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Three people were arrested after two St. Louis police officers were assaulted while they responded to reports of a shooting, police said.

The incident happened Monday might when St. Louis Metropolitan Police officer went to an area along Hickory Street to investigate, according to police. Police said the officers were trying to question several armed people inside a vehicle when those in the car began punching, pushing and scratching the officers.

The officers suffered minor injuries to their faces, police said. Two juveniles and an adult were arrested, while one juvenile fled the scene, officials said..