Matthew Higgins and Kenneth Bull are facing multiple felony charges after reportedly opening fire at police officers in north St. Louis County, Missouri, on Tuesday evening, Sept. 3.
St. Louis County police officers saw a car with improper plates in the Norwood Township on Tuesday after 8 p.m. and attempted to make a traffic stop, according to the probable cause statement, News 4 reported.
An officer attempted to get out of his car, he saw Higgins hang out of the passenger side of the vehicle pointing something at him. The officer then heard two gunshots. The driver, Bull then drove away.
According to KSDK News,officers chased them for about 15 minutes until their car became disabled, and during the chase two other squad cars crashed into each other. They eventually were stopped.
Police said that Bull and Higgins fought officers as they were being taken into custody, officers were not shot or injured.
Twenty-seven-year-old Higgins, who had prior felony convictions, is charged with first degree assault, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm, and resisting arrest.
Forty-two-year-old Bull is charged with first degree assault, two counts of second degree assault, two counts of armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon, and resisting arrest.
They are each being held on a $150,000 bond.