At least nine protesters arrested after St. Louis police shooting

August 20, 2015 8:44 AM

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At least nine protesters arrested after St. Louis police shooting

Aug. 19, 2015: St. Louis police gather at the scene of a fatal officer-involved shooting at Walton Avenue and Page Boulevard in St. Louis. An armed man fleeing from officers serving a search warrant at a home in a crime-troubled section of north St. Louis was shot and killed Wednesday by police after he pointed a gun at them, the police chief said. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

At least nine people were arrested Wednesday and St. Louis police used tear gas to clear a street of protesters after an armed man fleeing from officers was shot and killed when he pointed a gun at them.

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