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Two shot as gunfire rings out in
Ferguson on NINTH night of violence:
Gas mask-clad reporters look on as
cops fire tear gas at protesters armed*

Daily Mail [UK], by David Mccormack, Louise Boyle

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 8/19/2014 5:33:47 AM

Two people were shot during another night of violence in Ferguson as police used stun grenades and tear gas on protesters who hurled rocks and bottles and in some cases Molotov cocktails. The ninth night of violence since the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown had started as an evening of peaceful protests. But the relatively peaceful protests eventually turned nasty on the streets of the St. Louis suburb after police in riot gear and gas masks formed a barricade and stood watch over the protesters for almost two hours. As officers sat with guns pointed atop armored vehicles, the

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*with Molotov cocktails in scenes resembling a war zone

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: suedotsue, 8/19/2014 5:49:15 AM     (No. 9971384)

Capt. Ron Johnson said they´re violent criminals not protesters, and come from as far away as NY and Calif. It has nothing to do with reporters in gas masks or police behind barricades. Johnson said criminals hide behind protesters, if protesters only protested in daylight hours, criminals would be drawn out. Police didn´t fire, criminals did. I recall ordinary criminals attached themselves to Occupy "protests" as well.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 8/19/2014 7:34:42 AM     (No. 9971444)

The monetary cost must be enormous for the first nine days and nights of police presence in Ferguson.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/19/2014 7:40:04 AM     (No. 9971451)

Yeah, he says they are "violent criminals" and then he says he is with them. Go figure......

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Reply 4 - Posted by: god of irony, 8/19/2014 7:50:18 AM     (No. 9971461)

Jake Tapper is an idiot omplaining about the uniforms of the LEO´s. As if it they are suppose to wait until the violence starts then change clothes. I guess I missed his comments about protesters wearing gang colors. On CBS news they were interviewing a priest and there were about 10 people behind her wearing Blood bandanas.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: skedaddle, 8/19/2014 8:59:08 AM     (No. 9971547)

I feel more strongly than ever that the government (city, state & fed) and the media are doing their absolute best to create violence. Trayvon2.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 8/19/2014 10:14:05 AM     (No. 9971672)

Imagine if these protesters put that much energy and passion into getting a job or creating a business.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/19/2014 11:46:27 AM     (No. 9971822)

Nobody ´protest´s´ at midnight. Protesting is done during the daylight hours. Search and destroy is more like what is going on in Ferguson.

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