Breaking: Multiple officers shot in St. Louis Co, Missouri; protective vests saved lives

Two police officers were shot at and struck in their protective vests in St. Louis County, Missouri. Investigators say the bulletproof vests may have saved their lives. The officers are conscious and speaking.

One shooting suspect is reportedly barricaded in a home. He may be armed with an AR-15 rifle. Police appear to be negotiating with him.

The officers have been taken to a hospital. Reports indicate the officers' injuries are minor.

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