A crowd of protesters stormed St. Louis City Hall on Wednesday, forcing the building into lockdown and adding to rising tensions in the wake of the Ferguson grand jury decision. Three people were arrested and pepper spray was deployed.
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The attempt to enter City Hall was made by at least a dozen demonstrators, many of whom screamed “Shame, shame” as they tried to make it past security. The ensuing scuffle resulted in police calling more than 100 extra officers to the scene, according to the Associated Press.