Originally posted on News One:
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A law enforcement spokesman says a large crowd has confronted officers, yelling such things as “kill the police” after a police officer fatally shot a male in a St. Louis-area neighborhood.
St. Louis County Police spokesman Brian Schellman says shots were heard at the scene Saturday afternoon in Ferguson, a few miles north of downtown St. Louis. Schellman said “a couple hundred people” came out of nearby apartment buildings after a Ferguson officer shot the male. He didn’t identify the person or say what prompted the shooting.
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Schellman says there were no reports of additional injuries at the scene, and the crowd was under control by 5 p.m. About 60 other officers initially responded to the area.
The victim has been identified via social media as 17-year-old Mike “Mike Mike”…
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