There was high drama in Blackfriars Road and surrounding streets on Wednesday afternoon when a man fired at least one gun shot at police officers.
It is thought that the incident may have started in Hatfields when officers approached a man near Benson House close to The Anchor & Hope.
According to a police spokesman neither of the officers suffered gunshot injuries but were being treated for shock.
A police helicopter was hovering above Union Street for some time.
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