Call for end to protests following latest St. Louis shooting
The mayor of Berkeley, Missouri, has called for calm following the fatal shooting of a black man after he pointed a gun at a white police officer. The incident comes amid widespread unrest over US police violence.
A crowd of 200 to 300 people gathered at the gas station after the shooting wearing yellow police tape around their necks and heads. Bricks and fireworks were also thrown, two of which were aimed at some 50 officers at the scene, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said.
Two officers were injured and four people were arrested for assault before calm was restored, Belmar added.
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