St Louis cop shoots and kills teenager

  • A policeman in St Louis shot and killed a teenager, renewing tensions over the shooting of a black youngster in a nearby area in August.

    According to the police, the officer tried to stop the fleeing suspect, who fired at the cop. The officer returned fire, and the suspect was fatally wounded, the police said. The officer did not suffer injuries and the police recovered a gun from the site, the police said.

    According to some differing accounts, the young man was only holding a sandwich. The police are carrying out further investigations.

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