Eureka Fire Chief Greg Brown and St. Louis County Chief of Special Operations Matt LaVanchy told the committee firefighters were shot at during the unrest and, as a result, were told to stand down, even though residents needed their help.
Saturday marks the seventh anniversary of the Kirkwood City Hall shooting.
St. Louis prosecutors say 18-year-old Christopher Grant is charged with first-degree murder.
The officer-involved shooting happened before 4 p.m. Tuesday in the 4100 block of Minnesota in South St. Louis.
Police say she was in her home when the bullet went through the window.
A St. Louis mother and young son are recovering after police say they were shot at their home in the Botanical Heights neighborhood.
A St. Louis County police officer is recovering from injuries after he was hit by a car and dragged down a road.
Police say a man and his 7-year-old daughter were injured when they were shot as they drove along Interstate 70 near Kansas City.
A family is saddened after they say a police officer shot and killed their dog in their own yard.
The officer remains hospitalized in stable condition.