Violence Erupts in St. Louis after White Cop Is Acquitted in a 2011 Shooting of a Black Man

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St. Louis, Missouri: Hundreds of Black Lives Matter protesters shut down Kingshighway on Friday night after white police officer, Jason Stockley, was found ‘not guilty’ in the 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith, a black man suspected of dealing drugs.  Black Lives Matter rioters threw bricks, bottles and rocks at police officers, injuring 11, and leaving a female officer with a broken jaw.  A crowd of 1,000 swarmed the home of Mayor Lyda Krewson, broke windows and threw red paint at the house before riot police moved in with tear gas.  The Fire Department was called in to put out a total of 18 fires.[We must not forget that this is not about racial injustice but about creating chaos to justify martial law and regime change, which is the specialty of BLM funder, George Soros. This time, the regime is the US government.] -GEG

Protests in St. Louis over the acquittal of a white police officer in the shooting death of a black man turned violent late Friday as demonstrators clashed with riot-gear-clad cops and surrounded the home of the city’s mayor.

Members of a crowd of about 1,000 broke at least two windows at the home of Mayor Lyda Krewson and threw red paint at the brick house before riot police moved in to disperse the crowd with tear gas, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

There was no indication that Krewson was inside the home at the time, the newspaper reported.

Police in bulletproof vests and helmets closed in and demanded protesters get off the lawn and out of the street in front of the house. Officers used tear gas to move the crowd out of the area and the protests were all but dispersed within the next two hours.

More than 20 arrests were made by early evening, and some protesters were pepper-sprayed during confrontations with authorities. St. Louis police reported that 10 officers had suffered injuries by the end of the night, including a broken jaw and dislocated shoulder, and some journalists reported being the target of threats from demonstrators.

A freelance Associated Press videographer said a protester threw his camera to the ground and damaged it, and he was later threatened with a beating if he didn’t put another camera away. A KTVI reporter said water bottles were thrown at him after a protester taunted him, drawing a crowd.

Activists said they would meet again Saturday to plan further demonstrations.

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Protesters ?? The are domestic terrorists !

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