An arrest has been made in connection with last week’s shooting of two police officers during a protest in Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis County Police Department said on Sunday.

County officials will hold a press briefing at 1:30 pm CT on the arrest, the department said in a statement.

A St. Louis County police official was not immediately available to provide further comment and no further details were immediately available.

The shooting sent a fresh jolt of tension through a city that became a symbol of racial conflict after a black teenager was killed by a white police officer last summer and a grand jury later returned no criminal charges.

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