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Another Police Shooting Reported Near Site of Missouri Protests

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:20:51 +0000

iStock/Thinkstock(FERGUSON, Mo.) -- A police officer shot a man who police say pointed a gun at an officer in Ferguson, Mo., overnight, near the site of protests for the fatal weekend shooting of an unarmed teen.

The shooting was not related to protests, police said.

The death of Brown, 18, has caused ripples nationwide, with President Barack Obama calling the shooting “heartbreaking.”

Nights of protests, violence and looting have followed.

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Police, dressed in riot gear, have patrolled the streets, firing tear gas to disperse the crowds.

The FBI is investigating Brown’s death.

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