The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department released cell phone video of Tuesday’s shooting of a 25-year-old man just miles away from Ferguson, Mo. Warning: Video is extremely graphic.
The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer ignited tensions in Ferguson, Mo., and around the nation. Read coverage from the first eight days of unrest in Ferguson, Mo.
Sorting through the chaos.
The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer ignited tensions in Ferguson, Mo., and around the nation. Continued coverage here.
The Los Angeles Police Department said the man was shot after he was involved in a struggle with officers. His family said he died while he was on the ground, complying with officers’ orders.
An officer shot a man who reportedly pointed a handgun at him as demonstrations continued in the wake of Michael Brown’s fatal shooting in a St. Louis suburb.
Alderman Antonio French has captured the vigils and protests in Ferguson, Mo., after the fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old black man by a police officer left the community reeling.
On Monday, Gov. Jay Nixon asked the U.S. Department of Justice to conduct an independent investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown. The FBI has also opened an inquiry into the shooting of the 18-year-old. Protests against the shooting in the St. Louis area turned violent on Sunday night.