Mom of man killed by St. Louis cop: He was unarmed

October 9, 2014 3:04 PM

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The mother of a black 18-year-old who was killed by an off-duty St. Louis police officer says her son wasn't armed, as investigators contend.

Syreeta Myers told The Associated Press by phone Thursday that her son, Vonderrit D. Myers, was holding a sandwich when the officer killed him Wednesday night.

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