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Outrage In Missouri Town After Police Shooting Of 18-Yr-Old Man

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The County Executive of St. Louis, Steve Stenger, has declared a state of emergency on Ferguson in the wake of local shootings following the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death.

Tyrone Harris has been treated at a hospital for wounds sustained following a shootout with police. Harris, a Black man, was reportedly part of a gang that had already been unleashing gunfire during an exchange with a rival group.

Their shooting violence interrupted a day filled with peaceful protests celebrating the life of Brown, a teen on his way to technical school just days before he was killed by former Police Officer Darren Wilson.

Even with their peaceful protests, activists like DeRay McKesson, Johnetta Elzie and Cornel West have been arrested. Mckesson filmed parts of the protests and arrests before being detained himself:

Elzie chillingly tweeted this shortly before she was taken away by the cops:

Stay tuned at for updates on the unrest in Ferguson.


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