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FERGUSON, Mo. - A NewsChannel 5 crew covering the Ferguson protests was told to leave the media staging area late Saturday night after authorities received reports of shots being fired in the area.

The shots occurred around 10:55 p.m. behind Sam's Meat Market near the intersection of W. Florissant Avenue and Canfield.

Authorities suspected the shots came from a tree line in the area.

No additional information has been made public.

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