20 Aug 2015

Protests after fatal US police shooting

3:34 pm on 20 August 2015

Police in St Louis have dispersed a crowd who have been protesting after officers shot and killed a black man.

The US city's police chief said two African-American men were fleeing a police search when one turned and pointed a handgun at his officers.

One policeman fired once, while a second officer shot the victim three times.

The man was said to be in his early 20s.


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