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10-01-2016 LSU Pregame

Police arrest nine people Wednesday after officer involved shooting

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Police arrest nine people Wednesday after officer involved shooting

( KTRS ) The St. Louis police chief says nine people have been arrested and officers have used tear gas to clear a street amid protests after an armed 18-year-old was fatally shot by police. Police Chief Sam Dotson reported late Wednesday night that protesters who were blocking a street also threw glass bottles and […]

Police arrest nine people Wednesday after officer involved shooting

( KTRS ) The St. Louis police chief says nine people have been arrested and officers have used tear gas to clear a street amid protests after an armed 18-year-old was fatally shot by police.

Police Chief Sam Dotson reported late Wednesday night that protesters who were blocking a street also threw glass bottles and bricks at officers.

Protesters gathered after 18 yr old Mansur Ball-Bey was fatally shot by police near Page and Walton. Authorities report that they were serving a search warrant at a residence when Ball-Bey and another suspect fled.

Officers pursued, then Ball-Bey apparently turned and pointed a handgun at the officers, who shot the him. Both officers, were unharmed and have since been put on administrative leave.

Dotson says four guns and crack cocaine were recovered at the scene.

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