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USA: Violence erupts in St Louis after cop shoots black teen 17 times01:04

USA: Violence erupts in St Louis after cop shoots black teen 17 times

United States, St Louis
October 9, 2014 at 15:22 GMT +00:00 · Published

An off-duty police officer in St. Louis, Missouri, shot and killed a man after chasing him through a local neighbourhood on Wednesday night. Citizens took to the streets in protest and began marching near the site of the shooting close to the Missouri Botanical Garden, chanting slogans as more officers stand by.

The killed man, an 18-year-old African American, fired at least three rounds at the officer, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Chief Sam Dotson said at a news conference. Police reported recovering a 9mm Ruger from the scene.

USA: Violence erupts in St Louis after cop shoots black teen 17 times01:04
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An off-duty police officer in St. Louis, Missouri, shot and killed a man after chasing him through a local neighbourhood on Wednesday night. Citizens took to the streets in protest and began marching near the site of the shooting close to the Missouri Botanical Garden, chanting slogans as more officers stand by.

The killed man, an 18-year-old African American, fired at least three rounds at the officer, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Chief Sam Dotson said at a news conference. Police reported recovering a 9mm Ruger from the scene.

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