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Officer-Involved Fatal Shooting in Ferguson

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UPDATE  7pm–Few details have been released but police are confirming  a male subject was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer.

St Louis County Police Officer Brian Schellman says the situation was tense for a while.  A large group gathered and confronted police with obscenities and chants of “kill the police”.  Several times-gunshots could be heard.  Police remain on the scene.
St. Louis County Police have taken over the investigation and say details will be released later.

 

Ferguson, MO (KMOX) Officers from several agencies responded to the Canfield Green apartment complex in the 2900 block of Canfield Drive in Ferguson this (Saturday) afternoon following reports of a disturbance in the street there.

St. Louis County Police Officer Brian Schellman tells KMOX when County Police arrived at the scene, officers were confronted by a large crowd, some of them armed.  A body was laying in the street.  Lt. Jeff Fuesting of St. Louis County Police has tweeted that it was an officer-involved shooting.

Schellman says the scene is now under control and more details will be made available soon.

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