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Outrage Mounts After News of Another St. Louis Police Killing

Lauren McCauley @ Common Dreams - On the Eve of the Christmas holiday, national outrage over the police killing of people of color once again came to a head on Wednesday after news spread that a St. Louis area police officer shot a black teen late Tuesday evening.

According to reports, 18-year-old Antonio Martin was shot just after 11 PM in a Mobil gas station parking lot in the St. Louis suburb of Berkeley, Missouri. The St. Louis County Police Department alleges that the unnamed Berkeley officer, who is reportedly white, fired three shots after Martin drew a handgun.  Read more.


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