The Ferguson riots continue, this time with one person shot and seven arrested. Check it out…
One person was shot and seven people arrested early this morning as police used smoke and tear gas to impose a curfew following the killing of an unarmed black teenager.
Officers are seeking the person who shot the critically-wounded victim after the 12am-5am curfew took hold in Ferguson, Missouri – eight days after Michael Brown, 18, was shot dead by police.
Police said their strong response came after people broke into a restaurant and took position on the roof overlooking officers, while another man flashed a handgun as armoured vehicles approached.
It came as a first photograph emerged showing Darren Wilson, the officer who gunned down Brown.
Some 200 defiant protesters remained on the streets of Ferguson last night after the curfew took effect – and a first photograph emerged showing the officer who gunned down Brown.
As midnight arrived people remained on the corner of Canfield Drive and West Florissant Avenue in the St Louis suburb, shouting and screaming despite calls for then to go home.
A man walked past and pulled up his T-shirt so it showed off a gun stuffed into his shorts in a warning to get out. At 12.30am the lines of police on both sides pulled back and reinforcements arrived.
Read more: Daily Mail
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