A St. Louis police officer harassed a group of high school students, shooting and killing one of them. It’s past time to disarm the police.
Vonderrit Myers Jr., pictured with his mother and alone, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer on Wednesday night. Police said he fled when approached by the officer and a fight ensued
Protests after police officer kills teen in St. Louis
Here’s the official account of last night’s shooting from the police:
[UPDATED] St. Louis Police Officer Kills Teenager in Shaw Neighborhood, Ignites Fresh Protests
A St. Louis police officer, working a secondary job for a private security firm, shot and killed an eighteen-year-old male Wednesday while patrolling the Shaw Neighborhood.
According to police, the officer was in his police uniform, but working for Hi-Tech Security around 7:30 p.m. yesterday, when he drove past three young African American males in the 4100 block of Shaw Boulevard. Upon seeing the officer, the group began to run. St. Louis Metropolitan Police Chief Sam Dotson told reporters at a press…
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