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St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says the two officers shot during a protest in Ferguson aren't expected to have long-term injuries. St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says the two officers shot during a protest in Ferguson aren't expected to have long-term injuries.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says the two officers who were shot during a protest in Ferguson overnight aren't expected to have long-term injuries. He says one of the officers was shot in his face, just below his right eye and the bullet lodged behind his ear. The other officer was shot in his right shoulder. 


Belmar says the shooting easily could have resulted in two deaths. 


He says a protest outside Ferguson police headquarters appeared to be winding down when the officers were shot just after midnight.

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