Violence has errupted in Missouri again as police and protestors clash after the shooting death of an armed teen.
Per RT News:
An 18-year-old armed teenager identified as Antonio Martin has been shot by officers in the St. Louis area, police confirmed. The incident was followed by protesters clashing with police at the scene, accompanied by the sound of loud bangs.
A police officer was conducting a routine check at the Mobil gas station in the suburb of Berkeley, St. Louis at about 11:15 pm local time, St. Louis County Police said. The officer saw two male suspects and approached them. One man pulled a handgun and pointed it at the police officer.
The officer then fired several shots and wounded one of the suspects fatally. The second man managed to escape the scene.
Police added they can’t yet confirm the identity of the victim. However, the mother of the deceased said it was her son – Antonio Martin, 18.
We’ll have more as news comes from the scene