Man dead after officer shoots suspect in St. Louis

August 19, 2014 10:33 PM

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Man dead after officer shoots suspect in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS — A 23-year-old male robbery suspect is dead after allegedly waving a knife at police, screaming at them to kill him and then being shot by an officer in north St. Louis, authorities said Tuesday.

The incident took place in the city's Sixth District, about four miles from unrest in suburban Ferguson, where protests and clashes continue following the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man by local police. The Tuesday incident did not appear to be related to Ferguson, although a crowd that...

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